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With Crisis Comes The Opportunity Of Accelerated Social Change

Juliette Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Juliette Powell

Paul Krugman: Don't underestimate the influence of people who can treat a congressman to luxurious dinners.

Some Economists Predict Recovery By Summer

New York Times | LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Economics as the dismal science? Not in some quarters. In the midst of the deepest recession in the experience of most Americans, many professional ...

The McCain Campaign: "Turning a Page"

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harold Pollack

We're in for a barrage of depressing negative campaigning from a Republican machine that has run out of much else to say or do.

Why We Must Move a Financial Rescue Package Forward

Jim Pivonka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Pivonka

The right has decades of experience in turning times of confusion and discontent into newly repressive policies-we have decades of experience in watching that happen.

Chicago Economists Lead Bailout Opposition

ABC 7 | Ben Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicago economists are leading an opposition movement to get lawmakers to consider other options. Two economists lead the opposition movement, o...

Where Are the Economists?

Simon Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Jenkins

Economics has long been oversold as a science, when it is rather a branch of psychology, a study of the peculiarities of human nature, thus converting micro-economics into macro has always been a dangerous game.

Sam Stein

Impossible: Finding An Expert Who Says McCain's Energy Plan Provides Short-Term Relief | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, Sen. John McCain reversed his longstanding opposition to offshore drilling. The Arizona Senator and his campaign surrogates framed the move...

Economists' Expert Opinion: An Oxymoron?

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Education isn't everything. In the end, what we're reading about are opinions. And when the smart guys don't agree, what's the valuation of all this flatulation?