How a People-Centered Economic Policy Can Prevent the Next Recession

As talk of a looming recession increases in volume, looking back to the Great Recession in 2008 to assess the effectiveness of how we as a nation responded to it seems like a good idea.

It’s always healthy to learn from one’s mistakes and process the past, right? read more

Chase CEO Dimon Illuminates Capitalism’s Sickness While Trying to Critique Socialism

To perhaps an unprecedented degree in the United States, we are witnessing an increasingly serious debate playing out about the relative merits of capitalism and socialism.

Off-The-Rails Trump Demands Credit As Obama’s Economy Continues To Boom

Trump seems to believe – or at least want you to believe – that this rosy economic picture came out of nowhere, thanks to him.

Trump Supporter Shut Down For Trying To Give POTUS Credit For Obama’s Economy

AM Joy Obama economy

"It's like a guy built a house and sold it to someone, and that person walked in and turned the lights on is like, 'Look at the house I built.'"

House GOP Will Vote To Give Wall Street A Major Handout And Risk Another Great Recession

Republicans in the House of Representatives are about to dismantle financial reforms enacted by President Obama after the Great Recession.

Larry Kudlow, Who Assured Us All Was Well in 2007, to Be Trump Economic Adviser

"Discussion of economic policy is now monopolized by people who have been wrong about everything, have learned nothing from the experience"

New Report Affirms That President Obama Has Been Really, Really Good For The Economy

When Donald Trump takes office next month, he will be inheriting a country in much better shape than when the current president took office in 2009. For that, he should be saying, "Thanks, Obama."

Half Of America is Now Impoverished Because the Koch-Republicans Destroyed the Middle Class

The percentage of middle-class households dropped in every state in the Union between 2000 and 2013, along with median income

Hillary Clinton Was Assailing Wall Street Before It Was Politically Expedient

Clinton warned us a year before the true nature of Wall Street and the financial sector's malfeasance manifested in a worldwide recession

Koch Lovers Claim Kochs Are Defenders of the American Dream

Under attack and exposed, the Kochs have gone on the offensive, with their minions singing paeans of praise for our "benevolent" overlords

GOP Trickle Down Has 70% of Americans Near Financial Calamity

Instead of changing course and helping the majority of the population, Republicans still propose heaping wealth on the rich and increasing taxes on the bottom 90% of the population to complete the utter destruction of middle income earners. According to yet another report they are succeeding beyond their wildest dreams.

While Republicans Focus on Public Debt, the Real Issue is Private Debt

Could the answer to the ongoing economic woes of the country be a forgiveness of household debt? At least one economist thinks so.

Americans Blame Bush and the GOP Not Obama for the Economy

A new CNN/Opinion Dynamics poll released today should provide some hope to Democrats and cause a bit of concern for the GOP ahead of the mid term elections. The poll revealed that a majority of Americans (53%) blame George W. Bush and the GOP not Barack Obama and the Democrats for the nation's current economic problems.