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Fiscal Cliff Deficit

On Fiscal Cliff, Congress' Work Isn't Done Yet

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Legislation passed this week to avert the "fiscal cliff" could still leave in place deficits averaging more than $900 billion a yea...

How The Fiscal Cliff Deal Will Cost The U.S. Trillions

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.02.2013 | Business

Lawmakers’ last-minute fiscal cliff deal could cost the country big time. The agreement, which Congress passed Tuesday night, would boost the de...

Our Tragedy of the Commons: Austerity That Doesn't Work

Harlan Green | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

All of the 'fiscal cliff' discussions have centered on how to cut government spending on public programs or raise enough revenues to diminish the deficit. But in fact there would be a much smaller deficit if the negotiations included reversing the neglect of our public resources.