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February Jobs Report: We’re Going Nowhere Fast
The February jobs report is more of the same: an economy that is not growing fast enough to put Americans back to work or to provide any lift to wages.
Obama’s 2015 Budget: Waging Populist Fights in Strategic Retreat
President Obama's 2015 Budget picks good fights with the right enemies.
Tax Reform: Republicans Abandon Their Own Ship
When Republican Rep.
Fast Track to Nowhere: America’s Failed Trade Policy
The old trade model has failed us miserably.
The Filibuster Against the Jobless: A Moral Disgrace
By a margin of one vote, a Republican filibuster blocked extension of aid to the long-term unemployed in the middle of the winter.
About Robert Borosage
Robert L. Borosage is the founder and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for America’s Future. The organizations were launched by 100 prominent Americans to develop the policies, message and issue campaigns to help forge an enduring majority for progressive change in America. Mr. Borosage writes widely on political, economic and national security issues. He is a Contributing Editor at The Nation magazine, and a regular blogger on the Huffington Post. His articles have appeared in The American Prospect, the Washington Post, the New York Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer. He edits the Campaign’s Making Sense issues guides, and is co-editor of Taking Back America (with Katrina Vanden Heuvel) and The Next Agenda (with Roger Hickey).
All of the Arguments Against Raising the Minimum Wage Have Fallen Apart
Opponents of raising the minimum wage offer a number of claims suggesting it would be a supposedly bad idea.
The Real Story You Need To Know Behind the Detroit Pension Fight
If you think of Detroit's bankruptcy and its effect on public workers as far away and unrelated to life in your hometown, think again.
A Thought for the Web’s Silver Anniversary
Let's learn from our not-so-distant past and share the gold.
The White House Budget: A View From the Left
The Democratic Party, and especially President Obama’s wing of it, must not define the leftmost boundary of political debate.
Wingnut Week in Review: Benghazi on the Brain
This week, the world watched as Ukrainians threw out their Russian-puppet president, and Russian president Vladimir Putin prepared to invade.
THIS WEEK: Isaiah J. Poole on how President Obama could lead a rethinking of U.S. trade policy.