Newstalgia Reference Room with a JFK Press Conference from June 7, 1962. Among the topics discussed - Taxes, The Budget, Medicare and Politics.
After this week's election results in France and Greece, press, pundits and politicians on both sides of the Atlantic are questioning the future of draconian austerity policies in Europe. As well they should. Euro-region unemployment has
When President Obama on Tuesday declared that decades of Republican trickle-down economics "never worked," conservatives were predictably apoplectic. But for all of their protests of "class warfare", "socialism" and worse, Obama was being
On this the fourth Thanksgiving weekend since the start of the Bush recession, families across America are still struggling with persistently high unemployment, underwater mortgages and stagnant wages. But as the nonpartisan Congressional
By almost any measure, the $787 billion stimulus program has worked exactly as designed. The overwhelming consensus of economists is that the fed
Thom Hartmann weighs in on Think Progress' mash up of GOP obstruction -- VIDEO: The GOP’s Solution To Everything — Let’s ‘Start Over’: In
With its estimate Tuesday that the $787 billion Obama stimulus package created up to 2.1 million jobs in the last quarter of 2009, the Congressional B