US Treasury

Economist: There is no debt crisis

October 15, 2013

The debt crisis is contrived.

Economist: “There’s Absolutely Nothing Resembling A Debt Crisis In The US”

October 1, 2013

Interests payments on US debt are at an historic low.

What a Progressive Immigration Reform Bill Looks Like

April 18, 2013
Isabel Garcia: New legislation will increase deportations, beef up police while worker status will help provide cheap labor for businesses but make citizenship almost impossible to attain

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

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

Bolivia Promulga Ley Contra Violencia de Genero

April 1, 2013

Legislacion busca combatir altos niveles de violencia contra las mujeres

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 17, 2013
Diplomats observed a moment of silence at a U.N. General Assembly meeting before the tributes by Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly President Vuk Jeremic, representatives of regional groups, and Venezuela’s foreign minister

US Economy Contracts – More Cuts Will Mean Even Less Growth

January 31, 2013

John Weeks: The idea that smaller government leads to more private sector investment is a fairy tale