According to Fox News Latino, Texas' economy isn't the only one showing that the road to prosperity is paved by austerity. Since March of this year, the unemployment rate in Puerto Rico has fallen...
August 16, 2011 | Rakim Brooks
As progressives sift through the entrails of the budget deal, there is some guarded optimism on two grounds. First, despite claims by House Speaker John Boehner, it turns out tax increases, or...
August 16, 2011 | Robert Kuttner
Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued a pair of decisions affirming campaign finance disclosure provisions in Maine and Rhode Island.
August 16, 2011 | Lisa Danetz
Some progressives might be skeptical of the argument -- which I have made often -- that today's Republican Party is less and less trusted by Wall Street. After all, congressional Republicans...
August 16, 2011 | David Callahan
"What do you think when the President brags about the fact that he is willing to cut home heating oil assistance to the poor along with Republicans to prove that he's getting tough, when you and I...
August 15, 2011 | Rakim Brooks
Let's say you're a member of the upper class. You work as an investor or a banker or an entrepreneur or a highly paid professional (like a doctor, lawyer, or accountant) or a business owner in some...
August 15, 2011 | David Callahan
Warren Buffet, the second richest person in America, has spent years complaining about how tax policy favors billionaires like himself. Now, with another big fight over revenues looming in Washington...
August 15, 2011 | David Callahan
Today’s Republican Party is turning out to be the worst friend business could imagine, led by politicians who don’t understand the modern economy, and, worse, are ready to blow it up on...
August 12, 2011 | David Callahan