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Economic Recovery

The Change We Need

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert L. Borosage

A big time recovery plan for Main Street focused on the investments we need is one key element of the change we need. And one that President Obama surely supports.

Economic Recovery: Fairness for Low-Income Families

Judy Patrick and Surina Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judy Patrick and Surina Khan

Already disadvantaged by years of workplace and legislative failures, women and their families face an increasingly insecure future if policies are not adjusted to meet our ever more pressing needs.

Team Obama: Transformation, Transparency & Trust

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

This team inspires trust due to their credentials, experience, and unity around Obama's core economic philosophy -- that America is built on a strong, vibrant, thriving middle class.

Obama Hits Green Homerun With Remarks to Govs on Energy, Climate

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

President-Elect Obama's remarks should quiet any remaining suspicions that his campaign pledges were merely fleeting campaign promises to be discarded after Election Day.

Hi My Name is America and I'm a Credit Addict: 12-Step Program for the Financial Crisis

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hoyt Hilsman

In light of all the six-step, eight-step and ten-step proposals floating around Washington, I thought I'd offer the following twelve-step program for recovery from the financial crisis.

How to Fix the Economic Meltdown and Stop Terrorism: Legalize Heroin and Whores

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Henry Sterry

The bottom line, economically, is that there is a big beautiful sexy cash cow to be milked here.

A Glimmer of Hope

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

I don't want to get all starry-eyed here, but I couldn't help but wonder about the dynamics of the recent congressional hearing I testified at about how to help the economy.

Gen Y: Holding the Secrets to Economic Recovery

Kirk Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kirk Snyder

Gen Y offers us a peek into tomorrow's business landscape and by understanding how they will rewire the world of work in the future provides solutions in the present.

Main Street's Agenda: Give Workers the Tools to Lead and Sustain a Recovery

Thomas Kochan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas Kochan

Main Street America is sending a clear message to Washington these days: Don't direct all your help to Wall Street. Give us the tools we need to dig ourselves out of our own economic crisis.