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The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

February 25, 2014
William Hartung: Those who fight the wars will face cuts, but not high- ranking military personnel or the companies that build weapons

US Government Shutdown

October 10, 2013
Democrats pick up talk of a Grand Bargain in an effort to get Republicans to end the federal government partial shutdown Senate Democrats are willing to compromise unconditionally with Republicans in order to end the government shutdown, according to a report by the Real News Network. “Open the government, allow us to pay our bills,”…

Social Security Reform

April 14, 2013
Joseph Minarik (former chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for eight years during the Clinton Administration) and economist Richard Wolff take on President Obama’s proposed changes to Social Security

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

March 11, 2013
Hamas tries to end collaboration with what it says is due process, but some NGO’s say accused rights are violated in Hamas prisons

The Ugly Canadian

March 11, 2013
Yves Engler: Harper’s “condolence” message on death of Hugo Chavez shows Harper has pushed Canadian policy so far right it even jeopardizes business interest in Latin America

Sequestration – Fourth Austerity Shoe Drops

March 4, 2013

Bill Black: Both parties have conspired to bring us a disaster; Obama’s sequestration plan gives cuts without blame

Obama and GOP Shared Austerity Vision Will Deepen Recession

March 1, 2013

Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: The massive sequester cuts to government spending are a disaster – what’s needed is a wage led recovery

Will Obama Offer Massive Corporate Tax Cuts to Make "Fiscal Cliff" Deal?

December 4, 2012
James Galbraith: There is no emergency, the best thing for Congress to do is go home and let the new Congress deal with issues next year