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Has the Middle Class Been Saved?

Danny Schechter | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education
Danny Schechter

Forget the working class. The term is passé, as is the so-called and usually undefined great mushy middle class moves into its rightful place at the center of everyone's concerns.

Michael Hudson Is Pulp Fiction, Part 2

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 04.04.2012 | Books
Alexandra Holzer

If you ever wanted to know anything about the comic book industry, this is an interview you don't want to miss! Part 1 can be found here. I am conti...

The Great Wealth Shift Upward: Corporatists' War on the Working Class

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

"Balancing the budget" and "deficit reduction" have become code for shifting the benefits of government spending to corporations away from workers.

No Labels "Non-Party" Equals "Four More Years" for Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, Grand Theft USA

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

From the shadows, a "non-party" has emerged called the No Labels, claiming to be comprised of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents. The other 63 p...

My Talk With Michael Hudson, Part 3

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

However preordained the financial crisis was, it's remarkable how long its architects kept the game going. They managed to sustain the unsustainable for five years -- roughly from 2002 into late 2006.

My Talk With Michael Hudson, Part 2

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

The Reagan years inundated American homeowners with advertising campaigns encouraging them to borrow against their homes to take dream vacations. This was the first time, in history, when people imagined the way to get rich was to run in to debt.

My Talk With Michael Hudson, Part 1

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

We first became aware of the "Will-the-real-Michael-Hudson-please-stand-up?" problem years ago when we started getting compliments from friends and colleagues for each others work.

The F Word: Extracting Recovery, Too?

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Yesterday it was security, today's it's recovery: another nifty, ubiquitous word that means a whole lot of different things to different people. When...

Interview with Michael Hudson Who Advises Latvia To Default on Their Loans to Sweden

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

Latvia should not pay back its loans to Sweden says renowned economist Dr. Michael Hudson. I interviewed him after reading his piece; The Specter o...

Michael Hudson, Road Worker, Saves Friend's Life, But Loses Leg When Hit By Car

New York Daily News | Brendan Brosh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A hero road worker saved his buddy's life but lost his leg when they were both struck by an out-of-control car driven by a woman who was high on crack...

Iceland's First Left Majority Government: Plus Ça Change...

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Johanna and her partners have an incredibly difficult task ahead of them. However, forcing a quick referendum on EU membership should not be the cornerstone of our rebuilding effort.

Is the IMF Helping Iceland?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Why are the countries that have accepted IMF assistance in the past -- such as South Korea and Argentina -- so bitter over the experience?