Ezra Klein did a piece yesterday offering the conventional deficit dove position on deficits and debt. Here’s a commentary on it.
|By: Kevin Baron Monday August 30, 2010 10:53 am|
The Small Business Administration released its Procurement Scorecard late Friday afternoon, showing that once again, the government did not achieve its mandated 23 percent small business procurement goal. Several weeks ago, I made several predictions about this, lets see how accurate I was.
|By: Niloufar Saturday August 21, 2010 3:51 am|
When the financial crisis started to bite, there were many western economists and politicians who insisted that the crisis would hit the east as hard as the west (aka the “domino effect”). Around three years later we see that they were simply wrong. the world economy is no longer hinged on the west (assuming that it ever really was). The east has decoupled from the west. So has the south.
|By: greenmassgroup Wednesday April 14, 2010 9:09 pm|
An attempt to lay out some of the distinction between “Progressive” and “Green”, while making something of a case for the Green perspective. I hope this helps spark some thought and discussion — I am tired of us falling into the traps that are set out for us, and we desperately need the type of enlightened dialogue FDL provides.
|By: Gerald McEntee Wednesday June 3, 2009 11:53 am|
In recent days, two generally progressive commentators have written in favor of taxing all or part of the value of employer provided health benefits as a way of paying for some of the costs of health care reform. They’ve suggested that AFSCME might “kill” health care reform because of our opposition to taxing the value of benefits. Of course we reject that characterization of our efforts.