austerity economics

Exclusive Talk With Economist Richard Wolff: Sequester Cuts Inch Us Closer To An 'Explosion That Will Take People By Surprise'

Economist Dr. Richard Wolff warns of the encroaching economic tipping point, past which Americans will not be pushed and answers questions on the potential results of civil unrest. He also breaks down the latest in economic propaganda, details the immense power of the 1% to control the debate, and offers potential solutions to increase economic stability and personal freedom at the same time. Strap in!

IMF Reports That England's Austerity Program Isn't Working

Cameron and Osbourne Many of us have been blasting the politics of austerity because there has never been one fact to support it especially during an economic crisis, but England's grand poobah has been leading the austerity charge and hasn't

Slate's Matt Yglesias: Print Money, Give It To The States

Matt Yglesias, Slate economics blogger. Well, you heard it last night: Both Joe Biden and President Obama, talking about their beloved Simpson-Bowles plan. (Austerity! Shared sacrifice!) But here comes economics blogger Matt Yglesias pointing out