austerity

What's The Matter With Kansas? Austerity.
Results in Kansas lay waste to the lie that cutting taxes increases prosperity. Read more...
Jobs In The President's Sure-To-Be-Obstructed Budget
Again and again, President Obama has proposed programs to help the economy and create jobs. Again and again, these proposals have been obstructed by Republicans in Congress. Read more...
The Next Obama Budget: Is The “Era Of Austerity” Really Over?
If austerity is really dead, as it should be, the President should explain why activist government must take its place. Read more...
David Brooks Blames Our Economic Problems On Being 'Middle-Aged'
Someone actually pays David Brooks to spout this nonsense week after week. Read more...
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Dear Dems: Don’t Even Talk About Cuts
Here is a guiding message Democrats should use from here on out: Jobs help the economy. Cuts hurt the economy. Read more...
5 Charts Show The U.S. Has No Debt Crisis
Back in March, House Speaker John Boehner admitted, "We have no immediate debt crisis." These five charts show why he's right. Read more...
Obamacare Is Right-Wing Proxy For Social Security And Medicare
All of the right wing noise about Obamacare is really intended as cover for their true targets: Social Security and Medicare. Read more...
International People's Assembly: Detroit, Michigan
On the 5th anniversary of the $700 Billion Bank Bailout... Read more...
We Need A Federal Bailout For Detroit's Pensions
If Detroit pensions are cut, Social Security is next. Read more...