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The Bright Side of Sequesters and Cliffs

Tim Mattingly | Posted 04.27.2013 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

As the threat of the so-called "financial sequester" looms nearer and nearer, we should all try to look on the bright side: We are getting way better at coming up with cool names for financial crises.

Cliffs, Cuts and Change: Facing Austerity and Crises, Will Philanthropy Adapt or Delay?

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

This is the time for philanthropy and the wider nonprofit community to talk about what we have learned from the recession as a starting point for confronting continued uncertainty and this next set of challenges.

Poor First to Barrel Over the Fiscal Cliff

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Obama's budget does not hammer the poor. The GOP's counter to it would. Obama's proposals as they now stand are the only ones that keep the poor from barreling over the fiscal cliff.

LA Port Strike: 'A Billion Here, A Billion There...'

James Bryson Hyatt | Posted 02.04.2013 | Media
James Bryson Hyatt

$1-billion-a-day figure estimating the costs of the Port of Los Angeles/Port of Long Beach strike was trotted out quickly and promoted widely, because it's attention-getting. And possibly, because it serves certain political objectives. But it's not accurate.

Europe: Why Unity Is the Only Way to Survive...

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

European countries must share their budgets to share their burdens, fully unite or expect exits, go hard or go home.

Winners, Losers and the Beauty of Impact Analysis

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 01.16.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Whether reforms follow or not, the uncovering the true meaning of what our leaders do, has irresistible appeal in-and-of itself. No wonder impact analysis has become almost an academic obsession to the new generation of economists.

A Transparent and Fiscally Responsible Denver City Government

Michael Hancock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Hancock

We cannot lead Denver back to economic prosperity and fiscal sustainability if we fail to include our strongest resource -- our people.

Defining a Maverick

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

If both candidates have voted overwhelmingly with their party do you want the one who voted with Bush 90% of the time or the one who voted against Bush 96% of the time?