Republicans Are Right: Obamacare Is Redistribution
December 09, 2013
Republicans and their allies are making a lot of different arguments about what Obamacare is doing to America. It’s hiking premiums! It’s making people lose their doctors! It’s destroying Medicare!
Financial Reform Is About to Catch a Second Wind
November 21, 2013
"Too Big To Fail" is in real trouble. It's about time.
JP Morgan gets to write off its $13 bill fine. Thanks to Congress, homeowners don't get to write off the help it provides.
The Media Can't Stop Sucking Up to Alan Greenspan
October 22, 2013
Alan Greenspan should be apologizing to the country. Instead, he's back without regrets—and the star-struck media lets him get away with it.
You Thought the Government Shutdown Was Over. You Were Wrong.
October 18, 2013
It was an awful time. Federal employees had to take unpaid furlough days. Beneficiaries were thrown off of federal programs. Courthouses had to be sold.
When Should Debt-Ceiling Drama Scare You? Right About Now.
October 08, 2013
Economic doomsday is approaching. And while we don’t know the exact date, we’re starting to get a pretty good idea.
Walmart Can Solve the Inequality Problem. It Starts With Stickers.
October 07, 2013
And it’ll only cost you $12.50 a year.
No Measly Shutdown Can Keep Congress from Sucking Up to Wall Street
October 01, 2013
Just because the government has shut down doesn’t mean Congress will cease its central function of making Americans’ lives miserable.
Have Professional Women Created a Worse World for Their Working Class Peers?
September 25, 2013
In her new book, The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World, British economist Alison Wolf argues that as the gap between genders has narrowed for the affluent, the gap between rich and poor women has broadened.
The Big Budget Battle the GOP Has Already Won
September 20, 2013
If you enjoy silence, a good place to camp out for the next couple weeks is the room in the Capitol Building designated for Congressional negotiations on the budget.