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American Austerity

Austerity and the Consolidation of Elite Power

Aaron Pacitti | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics
Aaron Pacitti

Economic policymakers in Europe and the United States argue that slashing government budget deficits will spur economic growth, even in the midst of a global slump.

WATCH: Krugman: 'We Are Not A Household. We Are An Economy'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

For most Americans, a trip to London means drinking a few pints and maybe taking a picture of one of those guards with the hats. For Paul Krugman, it ...

Janell Ross

Detroit's Latest Problem: Drastic Bus Service Cuts | Janell Ross | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Detroit's beleaguered bus riders already have little love for the Motor City's transit system. Now service is about to get worse. Beginning Saturd...