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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…

Federal Reserve in Uncharted Territory

October 17, 2013

Global Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz, on the Crisis of Financial Crisis Management.

Latin America

October 6, 2013
Riot Police Brutally Repress Commemorative Protest in Mexico City: Students and Allies march to honor 45th anniversary of Tlatelolco Massacre Ten of thousands of students and allies marched in Mexico to commemorate the 1968 massacre of student activists, and to express their discontent with the government's neoliberal education and energy reform. The student movement of…

Media Shield Law

September 30, 2013
The definition of a “journalist” is more narrowly defined, thereby excluding many independent reporters and bloggers from avoiding court subpoenas

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

September 4, 2013
James Henry: More action needed to stop corporations from skirting $200-300 billion per year in taxes.