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Robert J Samuelson

Robert J. Samuelson Tries to Create a Moral Panic About Deficits

William K. Black | Posted 12.02.2012 | Business
William K. Black

Robert J. Samuelson deliberately misled his readers in a column devoted to denouncing Obama and Romney for misleading voters. It remains impossible to compete with unintentional self-parody.

Samuelson on Social Security: An Artifact From a Strange Year

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

Ours will be remembered as a time when superstition ruled the land, just as it did in ancient Europe -- except that today we make sacrifices on the altar of tax magic, not black magic.

Robert Reich Predicts A 'Revolt Against Wealthy'

Bloomberg | James Pressley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The bargain broke down when middle-class America buckled under global competition and labor-replacing technology. Reich blames what happened next on t...

The Last Social Insurance Dinosaur

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

As usual, the first hint of a looming financial crisis resurrected the sudden need to get rid of Social Security.