iOS app Android app

Laura Tyson

Fight This New Push to Lower Corporate Taxes

Dave Johnson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Dave Johnson

There is a big push going on to again reduce tax rates for the giant multinational corporations. See if you can guess who will make up the difference?

Bonnie Kavoussi

Romney's Claim About Government Spending 'Clearly Wrong,' Ex-Clinton Adviser Says | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

Mitt Romney made a wildly inaccurate claim during Wednesday's presidential debate, and Laura Tyson, a former top economic adviser to President Bill Cl...

Health 2.0: Innovators, Opportunists and Delusionals

Dave Chase | Posted 12.07.2011 | Technology
Dave Chase

Health 2.0 just had its largest ever event, with 50 percent more attendees than their previous largest event. A number of companies launched during th...

Killing Us Softly

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We're seeing the demonization of the victim everywhere. It's in the public hatred for underwater homeowners and now reaches to the highest halls of power in both parties, where we told that helping struggling homeowners would be "rewarding the undeseverving."

Clinton Global Initiative America: Problem-Solvers Not Provocateurs

Michael Likosky | Posted 08.31.2011 | Impact
Michael Likosky

Over the last two days, a group of businesses, non-profits, and public officials came together in Chicago at the Clinton Global Initiative to find ways putting Americans back to work in a way that contributes to everyone's bottom line.

After Summers, Which Path Will the President Take?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Now that Larry Summers is leaving, the president has a decision to make that will send a signal about the next two years of economic policy. That signal can restore consumer confidence and reinvigorate the electorate, or it can lead to even more discouragement and despair. This week unnamed administration officials floated the idea of naming a corporate executive to the position. That's a trial balloon that should be punctured immediately.

'Stimulus Now': Economists Including Joseph Stiglitz, Alan Blinder Call For More Government Spending

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As in the 1930s, the economy is suffering a sharp decline in aggregate demand and loss of business confidence. Long experience shows that monetary pol...

The Shape Of The Economy: Four Leading Economists Predict The Trajectory Of The Recovery

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Four leading economists predict the trajectory of the recovery....

'Women In Finance': See The Female Business Leaders Whom The White House Invited To Its Symposium (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The White House assembled some of the top women leaders in the financial world today for its "Women In Finance Symposium" (streaming live on the WH we...

Changing the World by Changing the Gender Gap

Leslie Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leslie Grossman

There was good news and bad news in the Gender Gap Index. The good news is that the health and education gaps are being closed. The bad news is that the economic and political gaps are not.

31 Reasons to Mind the Gender Gap

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Sawyers

When it comes to the gender gap, the United States is in a bad spot. Out of 134 countries, our democratic nation comes in 31st place.

Second Stimulus: How Would It Go Down?

Slate Magazine | Christopher Beam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rumblings about a second stimulus package began over the weekend, when Vice President Joe Biden told George Stephanopoulos on This Week that the admin...

Obama Adviser Says Second Stimulus Needed2 | Shamim Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

July 7 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. should consider drafting a second stimulus package focusing on infrastructure projects because the $787 billion approve...

Obama is Selling the Small Business Administration to the Venture Capital Industry

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

I'm going to sound the alarm on the latest threat to federal small business contracting programs: Obama is going to support legislation that will allow the venture capital industry to dominate them.

Laura Tyson: "The Democratic Coalition Is Badly Broken"

Robert Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Schlesinger

Laura Tyson, on the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, says that the "Democratic coalition is badly broken." Do you suppose that struggle o...

Obama Stimulus Plan Could Favor Venture Capitalists Over Middle Class Firms

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Obama's plans will likely include support for a change in the federal definition of a small business as being "independently owned."

Maddow Busts Morgan Stanley Board Member for Lack of Transparency

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

In the name of transparency, Rachel Maddow went back and clarified that a bailout-justifying guest of hers actually had a blatant conflict of interest.

Estrogen for Obama

Sara Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sara Davidson

It's hard to describe how transported we felt walking out of that women's conference. Some were in tears. Others felt reassured to have heard in person the kind of policy Obama wants to enact.

How Obama Can Demonstrate Real Leadership on the Economic Crisis

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

For Obama to show the kind of transformational leadership the crisis demands, he needs to do what so many of his critics have chided him for not doing: take a stand that puts him at odds with the establishment of his own Party. Read More WATCH: Arianna On The CBS Early Show Discussing America's Changing Perception of Sarah Palin The Palin Doctrine: Why the Neocons Are So Excited Sarah Palin may not have known what the Bush Doctrine was, but we're getting a pretty good idea of what the Palin Doctrine is. And what is it going to look like? Let's just say, it's going to seem familiar. Read More

Dish After Davos: Magic and The Mountains

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Sawyers

Much like Thomas Mann's main character in The Magic Mountain, written in Davos, I was an "ordinary [wo]man," amongst a sea of world leaders and power brokers. This convergence of knowledge and influence in one place made for some heady observations and encounters.