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Private Gain to a Few Trumps Public Good for the Many

Robert Reich | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

Not even Democrats still use the phrase "the public good." Public goods are now, at best, "public investments." Public institutions have morphed into "public-private partnerships" or, for Republicans, simply "vouchers."

How America Became a Third World Country

Mattea Kramer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Mattea Kramer

It's 2023 -- and this is America 10 years after the first across-the-board federal budget cuts known as sequestration went into effect.

What Austerity Would Mean for America

Daniel Altman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business
Daniel Altman

Want to know what big cuts in federal spending would do to the United States? Look no further than the United Kingdom.

Newly-Red States Love The Whole Job-Cutting Thing

Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

If you work for the government, your job is probably more secure if you live in a state not controlled by Republicans. The 11 states that went red...

WATCH: Peter Goodman Says Economy Can No Longer Hide Behind 'Fantasies'

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business

On Tuesday's edition of NewsNation, Peter Goodman, Executive Business Editor at The Huffington Post, explained why he, in the wake of $2 trillion gove...