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Entries by Robert Kuttner from 06/2009

Fantasies of Green Shoots

| Posted 06.07.2009 | Business

There is a huge reality gap between the happy talk about green shoots, banks passing stress tests, the rise in unemployment slowing -- and what's happening out in the real economy.

Left Out in Europe

| Posted 06.14.2009 | World

The European left got clobbered in the recent elections for the European parliament. The vicious cycle continues -- the left offers little to voters, and the right keeps being elected.

The Policy That Dare Not Speak Its Name

| Posted 06.21.2009 | Politics

One of these days, a national leader will embrace national health insurance and fight for it. Until then, we will keep paying more money for less care.

Pecora Whirling

| Posted 06.28.2009 | Business

For the new Pecora Commission, Pelosi and Reid need to do better than finding a predictable list of retired and safe Democratic politicians. This is a rare chance to light a real fire on behalf of deep reform.