recessions

Trump's Fed Nominee Has "Far Out Ideas," But is Right About Keeping Rates Low

Trump’s Fed Nominee Has “Far Out Ideas,” But Progressive Criticism of the Fed is Important

March 31, 2019

Stephen Moore, Trump’s new nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, has some wacky ideas, but is correct about the need to keep interest rates low, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Students and Teachers Defend Education

January 29, 2014
Michael Leachman: Tuition costs are rising as states respond to the recession by cutting public funding to higher education, with cuts averaging 28% on a per pupil basis

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