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Reagan Revolution

Is New Technology Destroying Jobs?

Mary Manning Cleveland | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business
Mary Manning Cleveland

Big corporations, especially big monopolistic corporations, tend to carry labor-saving technology too far. They automate too soon and too much. The reasons are pretty obvious once you think about it.

Remember the Date: This is the Week the Reagan Revolution Died

David Paul | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
David Paul

Chaos within the Republican Party is not Barack Obama's doing, as John Boehner oddly suggested a few weeks ago. Rather, the last two election cycles have laid bare the untenable contradictions long buried within Republican ranks.

Gov. Walker and the GOP's Carthage Moment

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The governor of Wisconsin apparently forgot that the Reagan Revolution wouldn't have happened without Reagan Democrats -- voters who defected from the Democrats and nearly split the union vote against Carter.

Obama's Bipartisan Investment Strategy

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

Obama spoke yesterday about the costs of the displacement of manufacturing and textiles. Both were caused by the decades-long Reagan Revolution led divestment from America -- not the last several years.

The American Debt Crisis & Infrastructure Investment

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

Economists are fond of telling us that America's competitive disadvantage - its inability to produce more domestic jobs - is the result of low labor c...

To Fix the Economy, Raise Wages

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

To fix the economy we have to fix wages. Increased wages will restore demand. The changes that will increase wages will help restore democracy.

How Soon Until the Free Market Stops the Oil Spill?

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

This is a spoiled, petulant and entitled corporation operating in a largely deregulated free market atmosphere. Are we to believe that it's acting responsibly and with the best interests of the Gulf in mind? Not a chance in hell.

Week Of Action On Jobs

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture as part of the Making It In America project. I am a ...

What Progressives Can Learn From the Tea Partiers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Tea Partiers will vote overwhelmingly Republican in November -- unless they stay home in protest. To gain their support, the GOP will have to nominate candidates who are less electable and more radical.

Saving the Obama Revolution

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The Obama Revolution will be made possible only if the President follows the model of the incredibly successful Reagan revolution and heeds the political base that made his presidency possible.

What Lies Beneath

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

It's been fascinating watching the once imperious Republican machine staggering around the very institutions in which they only so recently swaggered.

Republicans Bring Socialism to America

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Let the record show that it was George W. Bush, the rich Texas Republican, who brought socialism to America, so don't blame it on that community organizer who made it into the White House.

Reagan Revolution Out Of Style, Regulation In Even With Republicans

Wall Street Journal | Bob Davis, Damian Paletta and Rebecca Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The housing and financial crisis convulsing the U.S. is powering a new wave of government regulation of business and the economy. Feder...