President Obama was dazzling in his decision-making to send U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six to get Osama bin Laden. It's now time for him to adopt this same laser-like focus on creating jobs.
The egregious mis-characterization of Obama's outlook has profound consequences for our nation's well-being. Three areas in particular warrant scrutiny.
In the ever-so-smug company of the rich and powerful it is a given that there is never to be any expression of remorse or other acknowledgment of the pain they have inflicted on the lesser mortals they so cavalierly plunder.
We have one trade problem in this country that so far surpasses every other one that it is almost not worth talking about any of the others. The problem is Chinese subsidy practices.
All small businesses are not the same. Until this is registered and embraced by our legislators, this country will not succeed in its efforts to promote economic growth through innovation or unleash our full capacity to compete globally.
Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner laid out the case for increasing our financial commitments to the World Bank and its sibling regional development banks.
Facing a battle with the Peruvian government over a smelting operation that has caused severe environmental damage, the Renco Group and its owner have assembled a formidable lobbying team.
A most dastardly deed occurred last Friday when the Obama administration issued a 29-page policy statement totally abandoning the federal government's time-honored role in helping Americans achieve the goal of homeownership.
Corporate business interests have had a strangle hold on Washington for many decades now. And the President's kneeling reveals that there is no easy way to break this corporate death grip.
Before we completely forget that Wall Street is largely responsible for the economic mess we're in, let's revisit Wall Street's greatest fabrications for 2010.
In a parallel universe lives Peter Orszag, Obama's former budget director and key adviser, who has passed through that revolving platinum door linking the White House with Wall Street.
Soon, millions of middle class American citizens will join them in their plunge through the torn safety net this deal does not repair. And they will vote in 2012.
What do the disasters of George W. Bush, the Wall Street melt-down, and the poison of the Tea Party all have in common? Politicos and their puppet ma...
During and before the current economic crisis, few countries have been vilified as an economic basket case as much as the Land of the Rising Sun. Paul Krugman has been influential in defining this narrative.
The G20 should not set target ranges for members' current-account balances. If they set any target ranges it should be for members' national saving rates.
An interactive guide to overcoming the recent recession.