The Case For Liberal Economics

We have serious economic problems.As a country, we need to move ahead. China is buying up the world’s resources. Soon Russia will do the...

The Economy, Politics and Jobs

One of the key problems with the country today is the lack of jobs. If we had jobs, we would have more economic activity...

The Reagan Legacy: Economic and Social Disaster

The United States was once the envy of the entire world. Even some very wealthy and prominent individuals in England and France settled here...

Democrats in 2014

If you talk to leading progressives these days, you'll be sure to hear this message: The Democratic Party should embrace the economic populism of...

The Land of Opportunity–for the Koch Brothers.

In the south Bronx, the unemployment rate is 19%. In Detroit and other metro areas it can be even higher than that. The opportunity...

Still Crazy After All These Years

It has been 33 years since the ascendency of Conservative philosophy in the Republican Party and since the takeover of part of American government...

The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

It is time that we took a step back from the precipice that is the current American political atmosphere and try to understand how...

The Greatest Robbery in the History of the World

In 2008, the top income earners in this country and major corporations and the Republican Party and Wall Street completed the greatest theft of...

On Social Security, the Middle Class and Real Retirement

An email has been circulating lately that starts off “Social Security becomes a Federal Benefit Check.”This email suggests that Social Security is a...

Rich Getting Richer. Poor Getting Poorer.

In the United States today, the rich are getting richer and the poor are becoming poorer. The facts are clear. They are reported by...

Putin and the Russian Economy

In the Fall of 1952, Vladimir Vladimirovitch Putin was born in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg, to Vladimir Spirodonovich and Maria Ivanovna Putin. His father...

Of the Rich and the Poor in America

Income and wealth inequality in the United States is on the rise again. The gap between the rich and poor was much smaller from...

Inflation Versus Inaction

We now get a lot of activity from the theorists who say inflation is right around the corner. Every little up-tick in the interest...

Monetary Madness and Economic Cowardice

Since 2008 and the onset of the Great Bush Depression, we have seen some of the most remarkable and inane economic theories ever proposed...

Starting Over in the New World

There is an ongoing petulant argument being carried out in what one might call the economic and political press.Should we cut government which...