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First quarter GDP numbers were, well, bad. The economy grew at 0.2 percent. I'll sum up the problem, their simply is not enough money. Money can have many meanings. M1 is the total amount of M0 (...
by GShaw
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 11:02 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one” - A.J. Liebling My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa, ...
by Prairie Post
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 04:51 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The following article was written by Post-Keynesian economist Robert Skidelsky over at Project Syndicate. Post-keynesian economists are more thoroughly anchored in reality than mainstream orthodox ...
by Auburn Parks
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 10:07 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
No one else that President Obama appointed has a greater impact on our economy. First, let's start with the good news, developments that are both important and a long time coming. Thursday'...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST with 110 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Set the Wayback Machine for Housing ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 05:12 AM PST with 17 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. How Democratic Progressives Survived a ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 05:06 AM PST with 7 Recommends
As I have been saying here, the "Audit the Fed" bill is nothing more than an attempt to weaken the Fed's independent role in monetary policy matters. Now Senator Warren agrees: Sen. Warren ...
by shrike
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 07:30 PM PST with 29 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Our partners at As You Sow are hosting a ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 05:29 AM PST with 12 Recommends
When Syriza won the parliamentary elections in Greece two weeks ago, Senator Bernie Sanders soon after came out with a statement : The Syriza victory in the Greek elections tells us that people ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 10:34 AM PST with 149 Recommends
Yesterday, I joined the California Reinvestment Coalition, ACCE (formerly California ACORN) and other consumer advocates to deliver 15,000+ petition signatures to the Federal Reserve office in ...
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 10:57 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Housing advocates protest OneWest Bank's appalling record on foreclosures.
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 10:44 AM PST with 46 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Census Says 16m U.S. Children are Living ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 05:11 AM PST with 14 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Hard Choices on Easy Money Lie Ahead for ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 05:10 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Four years ago, Republicans led by then-new House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) began taking credit for the economic progress made since the Bush recession began in December 2007. Just ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 08:40 AM PST with 97 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. U.S. House Votes to Adopt Contentious ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 05:13 AM PST with 16 Recommends
As 2015 opens, the American economy seems poised for robust economic expansion. Strong GDP growth and job creation, falling first-time jobless claims, surging stocks and (finally) rising wages ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jan 04, 2015 at 01:46 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Generally news headlines that say something like "lowest in a century" are enough to merit your attention. So what does it mean when the news headline says "lowest since the Black Death"? ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 136 comments on Sat Jan 03, 2015 at 02:48 PM PST with 121 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Markets Bounce After Yellen Announcement (
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 05:34 AM PST with 7 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Uncharted Interest Rate Territory (
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 05:36 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Yup, another Christmas Gift for Wall Street. Yesterday afternoon, the Federal Reserve gave banks an extra year to comply with a key provision of the Volcker Rule. By doing so, the Federal Reserve ...
by unapologeticliberal777
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 05:39 AM PST with 4 Recommends