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Entries by Robert Kuttner from 05/2011

China: Be Careful What You Wish for

| Posted 05.02.2011 | Business

Consumer prices are flat in substantial part because China sends us so much stuff, dirt cheap. But all that may be changing, and the change will be a mixed blessing.

The Jobs Numbers and the President's Job

| Posted 05.08.2011 | Business

Despite the president's enhanced stature on national security issues and his success in showing up his critics, the 2012 election will be mainly about the economy.

Strauss-Kahn and the European Left

| Posted 05.15.2011 | World

The apparent self-destruction of Dominique Strauss-Kahn in a New York hotel is emblematic of a European left that has ceased to be much of a progressive alternative.

Beware Greeks Bearing Banks

| Posted 05.22.2011 | Business

After every financial debacle or war, there is a huge political struggle over whether creditors get to stand in the way of an economic recovery. Greece is the poster child for this dilemma, and the Greek story reveals the real villain of the piece.