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Entries by Dean Baker from 07/2009

Pessimists on the Economy Don't Exist at the Post

| Posted 07.08.2009 | Business

The economy has absolutely not been "measurably worse than anyone expected." It has been pretty much following exactly the course that some of us predicted.

The Washington Post (a.k.a. Fox on 15th Street) Wants 15 Million People to Be Unemployed

| Posted 07.12.2009 | Business

It is truly a shame that the Post's editorial writers and so many other people responsible for this entirely preventable economic disaster still have their jobs.

Seance on Wall Street

| Posted 07.20.2009 | Business

Those who want fantastic stories about the unknowable would be much better off visiting people who promise to communicate with the dead than listening to the Wall Street spokespeople.

Good Medicine: Why Not for Everyone?

| Posted 07.27.2009 | Politics

President Obama's plan to weed out ineffective and wasteful medical procedures is a good one. But we should not single out Medicare beneficiaries as guinea pigs in this adventure.