grand betrayal

Obama Sends Lew to Europe Preaching Growth While Practicing Austerity at Home

April 10, 2013

Bill Black: Treasury Secretary Lew tells Europe to ease up on austerity while Obama makes major cuts at home

Crisis in the Eurozone

March 18, 2013
Gerald Epstein: EU tries to force Cyprus to tax bank deposits to pay for bailout

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 22, 2013
John Nichols: The President is not a progressive, but speech promises a more reformist stand

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

Krugman and Obama’s Dangerous Austerity Myths

January 13, 2013

Bill Black: Obama nominates a Wall St. loyalist to help negotiate the “Grand Betrayal”

Cliff Deal a “Moderate” Betrayal

January 3, 2013

Bill Black: Compromise on tax hikes on rich and allowing payroll taxes to rise sets the ground for a “grand betrayal” yet to come