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Recovery Plan

Boehner's Plan: Half Baked

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

As a plan to get the country going, put people to work, or even to "break the ongoing economic uncertainty," Boehner's proposals are just silly. His time would have been better spent working on his tan.

Weekly Mulch: When will America be free from BP?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger On July 4th, Americans are supposed to celebrate their independence. We may no longer have to worry about a ...

Jobs, Focus, Jobs, Focus

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

We can't wait for a recovery to create jobs, because there is no recovery to the old economy. That economy was based on debt financed bubbles that burst. We must rebuild on a new foundation.

My Loved One Is Getting Out of Rehab - Now What?

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

You and your family and/or friends will be welcoming home your loved one from their recovery program. All the hard work that everyone has put into this new lifestyle will be for naught if there is no recovery plan.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs -- Finally

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

How do we fix the job problem? We've got to build a new economy on a strong foundation of basic investment in education and training, in 21st century infrastructure, and in research and development -- all of which have got the short end of the stick in the era of tax cut, squander and plunder conservatism. And we've got to insure that the US is a leader in the new green industrial revolution that will be the growth industry of the future.

The Price of Consensus: Obama and Congressional Republicans

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

In policy terms, the economy needs exactly what Obama calls for -- swift and bold action. But inviting Republicans into the discussions insures only one thing -- delay.