James Galbraith

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...
James K. Gailbraith talks to the Real News about the minimum wage. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) introduced legislation that would raise the minimum wage by 35 percent, among other things, and would index it to rises in cost of living. CREDO Read more...
With all of the talk about raising the retirement age, as Digby pointed out, here's some unconventional wisdom on the topic from James Galbraith. ACTUALLY, THE RETIREMENT AGE IS TOO HIGH: The most dangerous conventional wisdom in the world Read more...
As I keep saying, Social Security is a pay-as-you-go program which funds itself. All Social Security needs to stay 100% funded through the next 50 Read more...

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I can think of very few reasons (none of them good) why Obama is so determined not to fix the actual problems in the banking industry. Economist James Read more...
And of course every time Galbraith says this, wingnut heads explode. Ezra Klein interviews economist Jamie Galbraith: EK: You think the danger pose Read more...