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US Austerity

Mark Gongloff

How Many Jobs We're Losing Thanks To Austerity

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business

Austerity isn't just hurting the U.S. economy right now -- the damage is going to last for many years. A new study by the Center for American Progr...

Greg Rosalsky

IMF Report Warns Against Austerity In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business

The U.S. economy will continue to grow at a sluggish rate in the coming year as government spending cuts threaten its recovery, according to a new rep...

Cuts and Consequences -- How Budget Cuts Hurt the Economy

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

If government is cut back and doesn't do something that is needed, then how does it get done? Or does it just not get done?

U.N. Study: Austerity Measures Pushing World Economy Toward Disaster

Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

GENEVA (Tom Miles) - The pursuit of austerity measures and deficit cuts is pushing the world economy toward disaster in a misguided attempt to pl...

Austerity: The Wrong Prescription

Carl Gibson | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Carl Gibson

While Republicans and the corporate media bemoan the growing federal debt as our most pressing crisis, very few commentators have mentioned the necessity of addressing America's most crucial deficit -- jobs.

Risky Business: With Stimulus Funds Running Dry, Government Betting On Private Sector

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With midterm elections drawing near, it's becoming increasingly difficult to convince Congress that more government money is needed to pull the United...