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NYT columnist misleadingly trashes the economy, to explain why people view...

Dissecting Economic Pessimism: Analyzing Steve Rattner's Perspective on Public Sentiment

Concerns mount as ‘MAGA Mike Johnson’ pushes for immediate commission on...

House Speaker Mike Johnson's push for a debt commission sparks concerns over the future of Social Security and Medicare.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 28, 2018

Americans own 40% of the world's guns, the Republican tax plan has made the U.S. debt the highest since World War II, Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire, and more.

The huge tax heist

The moneyed interests who run the GOP depend on the Trump bomb to divert attention from their huge heist.

How to wipe out Puerto Rico’s debt without hurting bondholders

If our legislators and central bankers can find trillions of dollars to bail out Wall Street banks, they can find the money to help an American territory suffering the worst humanitarian crisis in its history.

Debt relief – Japanese-style – could work here

Japan has found a way to write off its national debt without creating inflation. Why can’t we do that?

It’s time Democrats change their stories about the deficit

Democrats should be talking about the type of society that we will be giving to our kids, not shaving a few dollars off the interest payments on the debt.

If I Were the American Dictator

“The overall composition of Congress is not going to change much at all after the election. So, really, the only way to reboot America is to have a smart, benevolent dictator.”

AUSTERITY 101: The Three Reasons Republican Deficit Hawks Are Wrong (Video)

As Congress debates another federal budget deficit, the national debt and the debt ceiling, here are three reasons why the Republican deficit hawks are wrong and the one economically sound answer to the problem.

America Being Crushed by a Mountain of Escalating Debt

The U.S. and its citizens are inundated with massive debt as a nation, government, and society. It seems like an impossibility to get this issue under control, especially when a majority of funding goes directly to endless wars.

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With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.

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While Trumpian individualism now equates with rank criminality, social activism fosters greater collective prosperity, opportunities and growth for all.

Dead on arrival

Israel’s blowback genocide.

Averting Crisis: Global Calls for Restraint as Tensions Escalate Between Israel and Iran

Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.

Coal capacity increased 2% globally in 2023, the most since 2016

Retire coal plants faster or 'forget about' Paris goals, energy expert says.