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Ryan Grim

Austerity War Revs Up: Private Equity Baron Drops Millions On New Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire private equity mogul Peter Peterson is investing millions of dollars in a new Washington-based campaign for austerity, plann...

Daniel Basteiro

A Thousand Cuts: Austerity Measures Injure Spain's Most Vulnerable

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Lucia Graves

‘What Does This Kind Of Negligence Do To Our Students?’

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.24.2012 | Education

Leila Chakravarty, a seventh-grade math teacher in the Los Angeles public school system, measures the cost of austerity cuts to education not in gym s...

Zach Carter

A Thousand Cuts: Who Really Gains From Austerity?

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Aude Lorriaux

A Thousand Cuts: Austerity Budget Brought Down A Solar Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Aude Lorriaux | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Aaron Sankin

A Thousand Cuts: America's Most Expensive City Struggles With Housing Gap

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.28.2013 | San Francisco

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Rachel Mendleson

A Thousand Cuts: Food Inspectors Fall Victim To Austerity

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

David Sands

A Thousand Cuts: Riders Share Personal Cost Of Bus Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 07.17.2012 | Detroit

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Paul Vale

A Thousand Cuts: 'The Big Problem For Me Is Fear'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Joy Resmovits

A Thousand Cuts: Larger Classes Hit Young Children Especially Hard

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.17.2012 | Education

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

John Celock

A Thousand Cuts: Smaller Budgets Force Firefighters To Watch And Wait

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Jason Cherkis

A Thousand Cuts: How Austerity Is Changing The Way We Live

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In early 2011, Elizabeth Miller, a bus driver for the Port Authority in Pittsburgh, received notice that she would be laid off in 60 day...

99 Percenters Hurt More By Austerity Measures Than The 1 Percent: Study

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

Government belt tightening hurts the budgets of the 99 percent more than those of top earners, a recent study finds. Income inequality rises when ...