Great Recession

Opinion: McConnell’s Plan On Relief Bills To Pick and Choose Which Americans Get Help And Punish Enemies

Yesterday Senate Majority Leader Mitch MCconnell announced he will be bringing to vote in the Senate this week two stand-alone…

2 years ago

Opinion: The GOP’s Hypocritical Assault on States and the American People

Last May 15, the House passed a sweeping $3 trillion relief package that would provide another round of stimulus checks…

2 years ago

Opinion:The GOP’s False Choice between Saving Lives and Saving the Economy Is a Failure of the Imagination

The impatient discussion about when America can “re-open” for business has not only often proceeded, on the Republican side, with…

2 years ago

Opinion: The People Must Be Bailed Out First to Really Save the Economy

Nearly one third  of Americans who rent their homes, or 13. 4 million people, did not pay their rent between…

2 years ago

A Brief History of Saving Lives against U.S. Capitalism: From the Great Depression to Coronavirus

Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed an impatience to send Americans back to work and re-open all the businesses currently closed.…

2 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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

"It's like a guy built a house and sold it to someone, and that person walked in and turned the…

5 years ago

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.

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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

6 years ago

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…

7 years ago

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…

7 years ago

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…

7 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

12 years ago