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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

Food Stamps Among The Most Effective Economic Stimulus

October 30, 2013
Wilson: SNAP cuts mean 16 fewer meals a month for a family of three. An expansion of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program instituted under the 2009 federal stimulus will expire on November 1st.  The cut will affect all 48 million recipients of the food stamp program, and translates into 16 fewer meals per month for…

Crisis in the Eurozone

September 30, 2013
Portugal’s Social Democratic Party had worst local election defeat in more than two decades as austerity measures continue to prove unpopular amongst its citizens

Social Security Reform

August 14, 2013
Signed into law in 1935, the Social Security Act launched an integral social safety net program, but is it still sustainable?