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Worshipping at the Altar of Ayn Rand's Undeserving Elite (Ryan Is No Kemp)

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

I have something in common with Republican vice presidential nominee Congressman Paul Ryan: We were both friends with the late Congressman Jack Kemp. Today, some Republicans are comparing Paul Ryan to Kemp. That is a slur on Kemp.

The Great Wealth Shift Upward: Corporatists' War on the Working Class

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

"Balancing the budget" and "deficit reduction" have become code for shifting the benefits of government spending to corporations away from workers.

A Tale of Two Presidents

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

Both their presidencies have been scarred by the financial crisis. Both have had to balance the interests of their people against the interests of their bankers. But Obama has allowed that balance to tilt in favor of the bankers.

Chicago School Of Economics Loses Some Luster

Salon.com | Andrew Leonard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's been a bad year for the University of Chicago Economics Department. And I'm not just talking about Alan Greenspan's remark to Congress that he "m...

University Of Chicago Clashes Over Milton Friedman

Bloomberg | Oliver Staley and John Lippert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Professors at the University of Chicago say a proposed $200 million research center named for Milton Friedman, the late economi...