Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Return of Stagflation

And the numbers are in. April-June growth in business and trade up 1.3%, a lot lower than expected, plus a real shocker, the near 2% growth of the first quarter of the year was revised. It was only 0.4%, almost … Continue reading

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Wolff Nails it On “Democracy Now”

Brilliant interview today with Prof. Richard Wolff on “Democracy Now”. He talks about the ideas that he explained in interviews on our site. New fact to me was how the corporations have reduced their tax burden from one and a … Continue reading

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Gang of Six Plan Breathtaking Breaks for the Rich

The plan of six Senators to cut trillions in US debt has gotten support from the President. It has some amazing features. At a time when the budget is deep deep in debt the gang propose huge tax breaks for … Continue reading

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“In All of This Time SEBAC has Not Called One Demonstration”

State employee Professor Mike Alewitz talks about the decision of CT union leaders to revote the Malloy deal that had been turned down. July 19, 2011. Total about 18 minutes Part 1 alewitz_7_19_11_part1 Part 2 alewitz_7_19_11_part2 part 3 alewitz_7_19_11_part3 a … Continue reading

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Finally, Some Liberals See Need for Public Job Creation

It took forever, but some of the liberal economists are seeing what FDR saw in 1933, that the US government should have a massive public jobs program.. Earlier this month in his article “Corporate Can Con” Paul Krugman ended with … Continue reading

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Wolff Says Debt Ceiling Fight is a Capitalist Diversion

Professor Richard Wolff says the dramatic dispute is “theater” and the real fight should be over replacing capitalism. Audio interview in 5 parts. July 15, 2011 Part 1 wolff1 Part 2 wolff2 Part 3 wolff3 Part 4 wolff4 Part 5 … Continue reading

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Union Chiefs Make Sure There’s No Fight Back

Interesting piece in the New York Times about how the unemployed are invisible and without any fight. It mentions that back in the ‘30’s there were riots at bread lines and such and wonders the lack of fight today. It … Continue reading

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