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The Economy

Labor Day by the numbers

Barack Obama and the Economy – A Profile of the Barack Obama Economic Platform

FEC Mission and History

A year after financial crisis, the consumer economy is dead | McClatchy

Hardball:Is the economy out of troubled times?

Derek Shearer: Obama's America: What Is Economic Growth For?

How The Middle Class Got Squeezed: Charles Hugh Smith

Mike Lux: Short-Term Deliverables

Taxes –

Mike Lux: A Simple Test

Robert Kuttner: A Virtuous Tax

Project Syndicate – A New World Architecture

How the Government Is Swallowing the Economy – Rick Newman (

FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: The Missing $1,000,000 Tax Bracket

Fixed For America

Obama faces congressional anger about economy –

Is a Weak Dollar Really So Terrible? : NPR

Study says most corporations pay no U.S. income taxes | U.S. | Reuters

Hoodwinked: Former Economic Hit Man John Perkins Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded — and How to Remake Them

Morning Joe:One year later: How is economy faring under Obama?

Financial Opinions & News Updated Daily

U.S. Suicide Rate Increases

NIMH · Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention

Elizabeth Warren: America Without a Middle Class

Is Boeing taking too many government handouts? – By Daniel Gross – Slate Magazine

Corporate Welfare

Dean Baker: The Role of Government: Keeping the Wealthy Rich

Obama Says Recovery Efforts Come Before Deficit Reduction

Obama needs to show Americans how health care reform, Wall Street reform, and the stimulus are connected. – By Eliot Spitzer – Slate Magazine

Food stamps offer best stimulus – study – Jan. 29, 2008

The Working Poor Families Project

ALL EYES ON OBAMA: Food banks nationwide report more first timers from Chicago Sun-Times News

ALL EYES ON OBAMA: HALF of U.S. Kids Will Get Food Stamps from Crooks and Liars

A Short History of US Government Handouts

ECON Theory

Supply-side Economics – Definition of Supply-side Economics – Studies that Support Supply-side Economics

US Economy, – Profiles

Quasi-Corporatism: America’s Homegrown Fascism: Newsroom: The Independent Institute

Who are the wealth creators? | Salon

Soros Launches Effort to Battle Free-Market Zeal | Newsweek Voices – Michael Hirsh |

Bill Moyers Journal: William K. Black on The Prompt Corrective Action Law

Austrian School of Economics

Does government spending help mitigate a recession?


Robert L. Borosage: The New Red Ink Scare

“Roosevelt Institute Celebrates A New Agenda for America”: Eliot Spitzer, Elizabeth Warren And 13 Others Reflect On The 80-Year Anniversary Of The Stock Market Crash Of 1929

Book Review – 'Ayn Rand and the World She Made,' by Anne C.­Heller – Review –

Taxes –

Blackwater/Xe security takes over empty jail in Montana

Dr. Doom Nouriel Roubini believes the bubble is about to burst – BloggingStocks

Robert Kuttner: How to Abort the Recovery

America’s Dead Souls: 8 Reasons To Hate Our Billionaire Bolsheviks – By Mark Ames – The eXiled

Robert Creamer: Why Growing Income Inequality Is Bad for America

Tax Cuts vs. Government Spending – Freakonomics Blog –

2009 Deficit Is A Triumph Of Fiscal Policy | Capital Gains and Games

Home Page of Dr. Ravi Batra

Robert Reich: Why the Dow is Hitting 10,000 While Everyone Else is Cutting Back

The Washington Monthly

ALL EYES ON OBAMA: Gingrich, Palin, GOP Offer Magic Jobs Solution: More Tax Cuts Now! mostly for the rich from Truthout – All Articles

Fearing I.R.S., 14,700 Americans Disclose Foreign Accounts –

Europeans look to welfare, not stimulus

Think Progress » Sen. Hatch’s Solution For The Economy: Put The Country ‘Back Into Conservative Republican Hands’

Liberal economists think we should reduce the deficit. Just not yet. – By Christopher Beam – Slate Magazine

Economic Theory


Rahm Emanuel

Glenn Greenwald –

Emanuel to Be Chief of Staff –

Rahm Emanuel – SourceWatch

Emptywheel » Rahm’s Making the White House Look Terrible

Is Obama Screwing His Base with Rahm Emanuel Selection? | Election 2008 | AlterNet

Rahm Emanuel | Mother Jones

Rahm Emanuel compares '93 and now – First Read –

Rahm Emanuel’s and David Axelrod’s New Dilemma « The Baseline Scenario

The legendary Rahm Emanuel – Roger Simon –

The five most infamous Rahm Emanuel moments | FP Passport

The Brothers Emanuel –

Emanuel Was Director Of Freddie Mac During Scandal – ABC News

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Rahm Emanuel Personally Pressed Reid To Cut Deal With Lieberman: Sources

Rahm Emanuel: Health Care About the “Art of the Possible” – Political Hotsheet – CBS News – Conyers: Obama Suffers from ‘Rahm Emanuel Factor’–On Health Care, White House is Willing to ‘Make a Deal About Anything'

Rahm Emanuel: Health-care 'milestone': The Swamp

Liberals Target Rahm Emanuel in New TV Ad – The Note

Rahm Emanuel Summary

DownWithTyranny!: The Undersecretary Of Go Fuck Yourself– Or Why Ryan Lizza Should Lose His License To Practice “Journalism”

Democratic Nation USA: Rahm Emanuel's NEO-CON TREASON: FAILURE to Publicize Bush-Cheney-Rove POLITICIZATION of DoJ, ALLOWS Cheney to WHIP UP Domestic TERRORISM…

The Volokh Conspiracy – Rahm Emanuel: Time for a new contract with America.

Firedoglake » Things Rahm Left Out Of His Love Note To Himself

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