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The Real Political Obstacle Facing Single-Payer

Universal health care is hitting a snag, but there may be a way around it; Democrats should give up on centrism if they want to win elections; as photo forgeries improve, are people getting better at spotting them?

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Big Pharma Enlists Leading Professors to Justify $1,000-a-Day Drugs

As it readies for battle with President Trump over drug prices, the pharmaceutical industry is deploying economists and health care experts from top universities.

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The Disconnect Between Economists and the Public in Assessing Free Trade (Video)

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

Economists still think free trade benefits most Americans, but, according to polls, only 35 percent of voters agree. Why this discrepancy?

Posted on Sep 5, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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The Job Market Takes a Snow Day

Bad weather put a damper on hiring in January as the U.S. economy added just 36,000 jobs. Still, the unemployment rate dropped to 9 percent from December’s 9.4 percent, but that may be because many job-seekers simply gave up looking.

Posted on Feb 4, 2011 READ MORE


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GDP Logs a 3.2% Rise in 4th Quarter

Even though it fell short of economists’ expectations, a 3.2 percent rise in the GDP during the last quarter of 2010 has rekindled hopes that the U.S. economy may be moving toward sustainable recovery.

Posted on Jan 28, 2011 READ MORE


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Economic Optimism

You know things are bad when 345,000 Americans lose their jobs and that is seen as a positive sign. According to The New York Times, the fact that the toll on employment in May was not as profound as expected amplifies hopes of recovery.

Posted on Jun 5, 2009 READ MORE


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