fiscal cliff

Deficit Is Falling Because Of Government Austerity, Not Economic Recovery

March 2, 2014

Economist Stephanie Kelton says there is no long-term debt or deficit problem in the United States

Greg Palast

March 5, 2013
Greg Palast: Congress should extend Voting Rights Act to all states before Supreme Court overturns it

Bradley E. Manning’s Statement for the Providence Inquiry

March 1, 2013

This statement below was read by Private First Class Bradley E. Bradley at a providence inquiry for his formal plea of guilty to one specification as charged and nine specifications for lesser included offenses. He pled not guilty to 12 other specifications. This rush transcript was taken by journalist Alexa O’Brien at the Article 39(a)…

Chavez Returns Home; Venezuela’s Bolivar Devalued

February 25, 2013

Greg Wilpert: Status of Chavez’s health still not known; devaluation necessary to curb inflation

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 23, 2013
Robert Johnson outlines what the President should do if his Inaugural Address is not just empty rhetoric

Stewart vs Krugman and the Religion of Austerity

January 18, 2013

Bill Black: Obama has options, including the trillion dollar coin, to refuse to negotiate under the gun but he’s taken them off the table; both sides subscribe to the dogma of austerity

Economic Outlook for 2013

January 2, 2013

Bob Pollin: With austerity policies in Europe and the USA and slow down in China and India, 2013 needs innovative policies or more recession is likely

Economic Outlook for 2013

January 2, 2013

Bob Pollin: With austerity policies in Europe and the USA and slow down in China and India, 2013 needs innovative policies or more recession is likely

The Fed Targets Unemployment With More Money for Banks

December 28, 2012

Robert Pollin: The Fed breaks ground with unemployment target but pushing more money into banks without requiring more lending won’t solve the problem