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Mark Gongloff

Discredited Economist Blasts Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Kenneth Rogoff is mad as hell, and he's not going to take it any more. The Harvard economist has taken a beating since the discovery that much of h...

Conservatives Shouldn't Fear the Fiscal Cliff

Noah Smith | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Noah Smith

Now, there may be good reason to fear this outcome. But conservatives should be much more sanguine about it than others. Why? Because according to a central tenet of conservative economics, the fiscal cliff is not going to be a big deal.

Are We Blaming Consumers for Their Own Misfortune?

Chris Abraham | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Chris Abraham

Will we continue to over-hunt, over-fish our customers, consumers, and our market -- our prey -- until they're either extinct or just too savvy to fall for our seductive calls? What is our responsibility to the health, happiness, and success of those who we fleece for money?

Austerity Offers Europe Their Only Hope

Michael Pento | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

Blaming a recession on the idea that an insolvent government was finally forced into reducing its debt is like blaming a morning hangover on the fact that you eventually had to stop drinking the night before.

Calling Progressive Economists Into the Public Square

David Coates | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
David Coates

It is the moment for all of us with the requisite skills to make a sustained contribution to the creation of a progressive economic consciousness in contemporary America. If we do not, and if we do not do it quickly, then heaven help us all after November 2012!

The Great Recession

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Abrams

We need an economic system of checks and balances where the public sector competes with the private sector and keeps it honest, and vice versa.