The last mainstream intellectual defense of austerity crumbles

In 2010, economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (know in the econ trade as "R & R") released a paper, "Growth in a Time of Debt."


Are Missouri Republicans insane?

Well, when it comes to Medicaid expansion they just might be. I ask because, who in their right mind rejects billions of dollars in federal funding?


Is full employment possible under capitalism?

By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.


End of the post office as a public institution?

This year the post office will close half its processing centers.  By the end of this summer Saturday delivery is scheduled to end.  Over the next year over 3,000 local post offices will close.


Bring the jobs home

Making smartphones abroad that could be made here is not so smart.


An urgent call: Hire the unemployed to help clean up the mess left by Sandy

New York  and surrounding areas are in crisis after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and it's time to hire the unemployed to help!


Native American joblessness is slow genocide

Small wonder that U.S. Native peoples are beset with a blistering, hideous panoply of social and health ills hardly seen elsewhere in this world. Unemployment kills!


Michigan's John Conyers: Tireless champion for jobs and voting rights

What happens in the 2012 elections could make or break struggling cities like Detroit that have been devastated by the economic crisis.


New Study: Romney tax plan would kill 800,000 jobs

Mitt Romney's tax plan would reward companies for exporting more U.S. jobs as well as encouraging the firms to duck taxes.


Documenting the disaster

"Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" is an examination of endless heartbreak and the clinging to the slender thread of hope.

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