Who are you going to believe? The Nobel Prize winning economist who’s been right about everything for years on end or the people that crashed the economy and made billions off our suffering?
by Rika Christensen •
There simply aren’t enough people in the 1% to spur the demand that’s needed, and we’ve spent 30 years watching the trickle-down theory fail miserably.
by The Rambling Fool •
He’s a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board and has a Master’s in Economics, yet he fails a problem even a 5th grader can solve.
by Liberal Lamp Post •
Unemployed people waiving benefits saved the government upwards of a billion dollars during the recession.
by Justin Acuff •
In yet another piece of good news for President Barack Obama’s campaign, the bailouts are expected to end up costing the country far less than was originally thought.
by Nathaniel Downes •
In a pro-Romney advertisement, Clint Eastwood accidentally agrees that Romney would lead us back to economic ruin.
by Kimberley Johnson •
The Bureau Of Labor Statistics released a revised job numbers report Thursday that reveals there were 386,000 more jobs created since 2011 than had been previously counted.
by sanghoee •
Every time I switch on the television or open my internet browser, I am bombarded with discussions about the US economy.
by Devon DB •
This internal colonialism is not only destroying people, but also the very environment that everyone- including the bankers and industrialists- live on.
The Occupy Wall Street protesters have been standing against the big banks for a few months now. They are protesting the greed, irresponsibility, and fraud that banks like Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Chase commit on a daily basis. The big banks of Wall Street caused an economic collapse.
In the wake of the debt deal in August 2011, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted that the Republican Party took America hostage to get their way and said they would do it again
by Peter Fegan •
The Great Recession of 2008 – the worst economic upheaval since the Great Depression of the 1930s – brought the world to the edge of the precipice. It was yet another painful reminder that not only aren’t unregulated markets rational, they can be responsible for causing untold carnage if given half a chance.
Desperate for media attention as always, Palin appeared on Fox & Friends and after fielding the obligatory leading question from Gretchen Carlson, savaged President Obama and his handling of the economy.
by Nurse Pam •
Rick Santorum preaches to America that anything run by the government is bad and the free market should reign without ‘job killing’ regulations.
by Wendy Gittleson •
Rick Santorum appears to have not picked up a newspaper during the entire financial crash of 2008. He thinks it was caused by gas prices.
by Teeluck Sooknarine •
When your stated goal is to make Obama a one term president, sabotaging the economy is the best tool for the job
by Peter Fegan •
While it is certainly true that the dynamics behind the financial crisis and what Bain Capital did during the years Mitt Romney ran it are different, the essence of both are frighteningly similar.
by Wendy Gittleson •
The unemployed are lazy – Your Fox News watching Father-in- Law/Uncle/Cousin/Sister knows that because (s)he personally knows of a guy that has a job opening and can’t find a single qualified person.
by Colby Hess •
Isn’t that the American Dream – working to make the world a better place than we found it; giving our children better lives than our own? Have we somehow reached the pinnacle of excellence and now any further development can only lead to ruin?
by Guest Writer •
For half a century – from the depths of the Great Depression until the rise of Ronald Reagan – the U.S. government invested in building the nation and funding key research. And the country flourished. But Reagan then reversed those priorities.