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Krauthammer Claims Attempts To Reduce Inequality Will Harm Economic Growth
Once again, it's upside down land over at Faux "news" with Bill-O and his buddy Charles Krauthammer. Never mind how many times their trickle-down economic theories have been proven wrong they're got their story line down and they're sticking to it. Read more...
From this Monday's Democracy Now, economist Richard Wolff is asked about Bill O'Reilly's remarks last week where he told his audience on Fox that Cyprus and other European countries are facing economic hardships because they’re so-called "nanny states." Wolff responded with a lesson in economics 101 for Bill-O. Read more...
Breitbart News falls for a phony article "reporting" that left-leaning Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman had filed for bankruptcy, after recently berating another news outlet for the same "crime." Read more...
Economist James K. Galbraith, one of the country's leading analysts of the financial crisis, speaks on the link between the growing inequality and economic instability. Read more...
Economist James K. Galbraith, one of the country’s leading analysts of the financial crisis, speaks on the link between the growing inequality and economic instability. Galbraith, a professor in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the Read more...

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Economist Richard Wolff explains the weaknesses of capitalism and the need for Americans to understand the system under which they live and work. There are many problems associated with capitalism (state capitalism): wage slavery, Read more...
If it's Friday, it means PBS viewers are going to be treated to their regular dose of hackery from David Brooks during one of his appearances on The Newshour. This week Brooks is asked to weigh in on the presidential election and Brooks wants us to Read more...
Here's what we get to look forward to if Mitt Romney wins the presidential election. More ex-Bushies making their way back on to our television sets, like Tara Wall, who I had hoped to never see on the air again after Bush finally left office. No Read more...
According to calculations by World Bank economist Branko Milanovi, half of the world’s richest 1 percent of earners, about 29 million people, are Americans, Four million members of the world’s 1 percent are Germans, and “the rest are mainly scattered throughout Europe, Latin America and a few Asian countries.” Read more...
From Politico -- Herman Cain's economic adviser is not an economist: Herman Cain says his much-touted 9-9-9 plan is the product of extensive testing and thinking, but the only man he cited as involved with its research — Rich Lowrie of Read more...