This day in history - September 30, 1934 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers one of his Fireside Chats regarding the state of unemployment and government's role in help put the economy back on track.
This campaign strategy doesn't many any sense at all to me. I don't know what good appealing to the middle will do when so many Democratic voters are disgusted enough not to vote at all. We're in the middle of economic devastation unknown in our
From CNN's new series Parker Spitzer, Paul Krugman says it's time to borrow and spend and worry about the deficit after the economy recovers. You can read more from Krugman on what's behind the unemployment numbers here as well. Unemployment
While Joseph Stiglitz wasn't happy with what he said was the inadequate size of the economic stimulus package, he still is a strong advocate for the Keynesian tactic and like most rational economists, contends that the economy would be much
Oy. This White House is just so timid, so careful, so freakin' measured about everything that what should be serious policy making turns into an extended game of "Mother May I?": With just two months until the November elections, the White
[media id=17839] Memo to Justices Scalia, Alito, Roberts, Thomas and Kennedy: Your Citizens United chickens are coming home to roost in 22 major ma
So we'll never really know why she left, because you'd think that Larry Summers would indeed be the one taking the fall (what with him being the p
Krugman on how the G20 economic conference has been taken over by the deficit hawks, and predicts we're headed for a "lost decade," like the one t
Democrats Are Obsessed With Trying To Out-Republican The Republicans On The Deficit. It Won't Win Them Votes.
This is one of the main issues we'll be discussing at the America's Future Now conference in D.C. this week. It still astounds me that some progressiv
I try to walk that line between being supportive of Obama - and being blind to his very real failings. I don't like a lot of his policy decisions - an