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Fiscal Cliff? Let’s Call Their Bluff

Taxpayers and governments that are pushed too far have been known to resort to radical policy measures, and there are some on the table that could fix the problem at its core.

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 READ MORE

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Krugman: ‘America Is Not Facing a Fiscal Crisis’

No, says the Nobel Prize-winning economist, who must be hoarse from repeating the same thing for the last four years: The United States is facing a jobs crisis, one that costs the savings, homes and dreams of millions of Americans and about $900 billion a year in lost productivity.

Posted on Dec 7, 2012 READ MORE

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Unemployment on Labor Day: By the Numbers

For the millions of Americans who have lost their livelihoods over the last few years and the millions more who have been unemployed since before the 2008 financial crisis, Labor Day will underscore the daily suffering. (more)

Posted on Sep 4, 2011 READ MORE

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Enlightened but Unemployed

The well-intentioned handwringing over what to do about the slow asphyxiation of the traditional American humanities education continues over at, where novelist Kim Brooks laments the failure of liberal arts colleges to prepare students for professionally and financially rewarding careers. (more)

Posted on Jun 19, 2011 READ MORE

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