He wants a $15 minimum wage. That makes political sense, but not economic sense.
Obama's Intraparty Trade Fight Has Officially Begun
April 16, 2015
This is only going to get uglier as the bill advances.
Why Obama Is Spurning Liberals With a Massive Trade Deal
April 07, 2015
Elizabeth Warren and labor unions hate it, but are their worries justified?
Even Vladimir Putin's Authoritarian Allies Are Fed Up With Russia's Crumbling Economy
January 18, 2015
It's “kind of like a party where no one wants to be, like one of those awful family lunches.”
What Will a Republican Senate Do for the U.S. Economy?
November 03, 2014
A minimum-wage hike is unlikely, but one can dream, right?
This Is What a GOP Senate's First 100 Days Will Look Like
September 12, 2014
Hint: They'll be extremely friendly to big business.
Larry Summers: The Economy Hasn't Grown Rapidly "in a Financially Sustainable Way" for a Long Time
July 23, 2014
The former Treasury secretary on WhatsApp vs. Sony and why we need the Export-Import bank.
An alleged oil deal is raising diplomatic tensions.
These Two Charts Show Why U.S. Sanctions Don't Scare Putin
March 04, 2014
The United States and Russia do not trade much with each other.
Obama Is Floundering on Trade Because He's Too Much Like Bill Clinton, Not Too Little
February 23, 2014
Democratic politics have changed since the 90s. The White House playbook for pushing trade deals has not.