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Stimulus Program

Recovery Act in Action, #2: The Scaffolding is Up!

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

This episode of Recovery Act in Action takes place in San Francisco, where the Recovery Act is bringing private capital off the sidelines and putting construction workers back to work.

Stimulus Bill Worked, Added 2.5 Million Jobs, Economic Research Firms Say | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Imagine if, one year ago, Congress had passed a stimulus bill that really worked. Let's say this bill had started spending money within a matter of...

Higher Jobless Rates Could Become The Norm

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Even with an economic revival, many U.S. jobs lost during the recession may be gone forever and a weak employment market could ling...

Post Partisan Progressives

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

Welcome to the new "post-partisan" world, in the silly season on political punditry. Turns out the center has triumphed once again. But that, of course, depends on what you mean by center.