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Obama Can’t Stop Winning As New Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Still Kicking Ass

“The remarkable thing is how consistent employment growth has been over the past three or four years,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics.

by Justin Rosario· · News
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Conservatives Now Denying Austerity Ever Happened In Greece

Since Greece failed to thrive after the austerity measures forced upon them, now those who called for them are denying it ever took place.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Will Greece’s Rejection Of Austerity Lead To Its Destruction? Probably

Will Greece’s Rejection Of Austerity Lead To Its Destruction? Probably

Austerity is a weapon being used to strangle Greece’s economy. If Greece won’t play ball, then they’ll have to made an example of.

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Financial Markets Crumble As Greece Rejects Austerity, China Teeters On Collapse

Rather than using the period after the 2007 financial crash to clean their books, banks have increased their derivatives and credit default swaps.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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Greeks Overwhelmingly Vote To Reject Austerity

The people of Greece have a tough road ahead of them.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Millions Of Workers Rally Against Social And Economic Injustice On May Day (VIDEOS)

It’s been said that if the workers of the world ever truly unite, there would be an end to poverty and exploitation.

by Randa Morris· · News
Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

Paul Krugman: Republicans Are Running A Con Game On America

What do you do when all of your economic predictions turn out to be 100% wrong? You lie. About everything. All the time.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Paul Krugman: Europe Is About To Plunge Back Into Right Wing Fascism

Paul Krugman: Europe Is About To Plunge Back Into Right Wing Fascism

Those who refuse to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.

by Justin Rosario· · News
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This Republican Isn’t A Hypocrite, He’s Firing Himself To Cut Costs

He’s firing himself because he’s useless, but he is still dangerous.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

The better the economy gets, the more Republicans are going to freak out and it’s only getting started. Ha. Ha. Ha.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Belgian PM Charles Michel is the target of fries and mayo.

Want Fries With That? Belgian PM Pelted With Fries And Mayo By Activists (VIDEO)

The Belgian Prime Minister was bombarded with fries and mayonnaise by protestors. The women were protesting proposed austerity measures that might make the Belgian national dish about the only thing the people can afford to eat.

by T. Steelman· · News
Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

Paul Krugman Slams Republican Plans For More Spending Cuts

At some point we have to stop treating Republican sabotage of the economy as “politics” and call it what it really is: A criminal assault on the people and institutions of this country.

Tom Coburn, demanding offsets, won’t let a disaster get in the way of politics; @MassiveEnormity

No Oklahoma Tornado Relief Without Cuts Elsewhere Says Republican

Beyond the disaster itself, it’s tragic that even more programs for the elderly, disabled and children will be attacked in the selfish demands for offsets.

by T. Steelman· · News
Wealthy Purposefully Forcing High Unemployment To Maximize Their Profits

Wealthy Purposefully Forcing High Unemployment To Maximize Their Profits

The bottom line is simple. Austerity has been an immoral failure for the middle class and the poor.

by The Liberal· · News
Refusing To Admit Failure, Austerity Economists Continue To Defend Discredited Study

Refusing To Admit Failure, Austerity Economists Continue To Defend Discredited Study

Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff are the equivalent of economic superstars to the right-wing, and as it turns out, are economic con-men, using bad math and cherry picked data to create the results desired.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
You’re Not Going To Believe What Reagan Had To Say About Social Security (VIDEO)

You’re Not Going To Believe What Reagan Had To Say About Social Security (VIDEO)

This video is going to shock a lot of people.

Arkansas GOP Gives MORE Tax Cuts To The Rich, Rejects Cuts For The Poor

Arkansas GOP Gives MORE Tax Cuts To The Rich, Rejects Cuts For The Poor

The GOP is the party of the 1%. They’re not even bothering to pretend they care about the rest of us anymore.

by T. Steelman· · News
Boehner Admits There Is No Immediate Debt Crisis But Wants Cuts Anyway

Boehner Admits There Is No Immediate Debt Crisis But Wants Cuts Anyway

John Boehner sat down to rattle off the latest Republican talking points, saying he’s against raising their taxes by even a few percentage points and would rather make cuts to social programs.

by T. Steelman· · News
Jobless Claims Continue To Fall Despite GOP’s Continued Attempts At Austerity

Jobless Claims Continue To Fall Despite GOP’s Continued Attempts At Austerity

Considering our recent growth in the jobs market, despite a tax increase and uncertainty about the sequester, it’ll be interesting to see what happens in March and April.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Newt Gingrich Offers To Fund Canceled White House Tours With Donald Trump’s Billions

Newt Gingrich Offers To Fund Canceled White House Tours With Donald Trump’s Billions

The Donald’s amenable, but are White House Tours essential to the Secret Service’s mission? And can the President accept private donations to cover programs cut by the sequester?

by Rika Christensen· · News