LBJ School of Public Affairs

Bank Profits Soar, Wages Suffer Sharpest Decline in 60 Years

June 6, 2013

Bill Black: The economy is recovering – unless you work for a paycheck.

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

Family Members and Activists Call for Accountability in Killing of Brooklyn Teen by NYPD

March 27, 2013

Eye-Witnesses Challenge Police Account of Shooting of Brooklyn Teenager Kimani Gray

Canadian Budget “Austerity on Autopilot”

March 26, 2013

Jim Stanford: In spite of data showing the Canadian economy is slowing down, the new Federal Budget pushes cuts and a balanced budget which will make recession worse – true under-utilization of labor is 12 percent

Why Turkey Wants Normalization with Israel

March 25, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Israeli apology is a propaganda victory for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan; NATO member Turkey needs Israeli alliance to solidify role as regional power broker

The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chavez

March 5, 2013
Gregory Wilpert: Chavez led Venezuela to many accomplishments but leaves unsolved critical problems he hoped to address

A Quick Boost for the Economy — a $12 Minimum Wage

March 21, 2012

James K. Galbraith: Raising the minimum wage would boost demand and give millions a better wage