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Austerity Discredited, Not Defeated -- Time to Fight for Jobs and Growth

Roger Hickey | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics
Roger Hickey

For four long years after the recession officially ended, conservative austerity policies have sabotaged America's economic recovery, condemning millions of Americans to unemployment and poverty. But conservative spending cuts still dominate policy.

Mark Gongloff

How Many Jobs We're Losing Thanks To Austerity

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business

Austerity isn't just hurting the U.S. economy right now -- the damage is going to last for many years. A new study by the Center for American Progr...

Economists: Without Austerity, Unemployment Would Be A Point Lower

The New York Times | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

The nation's unemployment rate would probably be nearly a point lower, roughly 6.5 percent, and economic growth almost two points higher this year if ...

Study: Austerity Has Cost The U.S. Economy 2.2 Million Jobs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

There are more than 2 million unemployed Americans who might have jobs today if not for austerity. That's the conclusion of a new study by Michael ...