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Afghanistan: Adding Insult to Our Injuries and Deaths

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

Mr. Karzai, with all due respect, our government at the moment can't even decide how much money will be spent on our own people, on our own needs, on our own security. Please be patient -- and appreciative.

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.

Titanic Economics

David M. Abromowitz | Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics
David M. Abromowitz

The choices being made today by leaders in Washington will determine if the titanic U.S. economy stays afloat or sinks further underwater. Choices that tilt in favor of the wealthy would come at the expense of those who are most vulnerable.

Budget Talks Put Dems Over a Barrel (Again)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

[After hours, just a short walk from the Capitol...] "We're gonna do it again -- I can feel it." "Do what again?" "What we always do -- we're g...