China cheats – it openly flouts trade laws – and routinely denies it.
This is the audio clip of an interview I did for The Breakdown this weekend with journalist and author Michael Hudson, who did a terrific piece on GE Capital's mortgage crisis called
Last week the political world was all agog over Ryan Lizza's New Yorker article about the administration in which he revealed that after three long years of GOP obstruction the president resigned himself to the fact that post-partisanship wasn't going to work out.
At the risk of repeating myself, my response to the Romney campaign staffer who summed up the Florida primary by saying "It's about destroying Gingrich," is the same as my re
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I'm a middle-aged, middle-class PTA dad who participates in Occupy DC because I want a better country for our kids. On Sunday, the National Park Service brutally tased a peaceful, young Occupy DC demonstrator. This was a prelude to their threatened crackdown of Occupy DC today at noon.
The morning after his “State of the State” address where Governor Scott Walker reassured Wisconsin “We are turning things around.
You'd think Social Security would top the list of subjects for a presidential debate in Florida.
Another GOP debate has come and gone, and there's a clear consensus on who won and who lost this round.
Servitude: "a condition in which one lacks liberty especially to determine one's course of action or way of life"
The GOP presidential candidates continue to play their parts in an implausible story of a world that could never exist, acting out nonexistent conflicts while delivering dialog that insults the intelligence.
Yesterday, one of Politico's headlines from the State of the Union was: "He steals GOP's 'all of the above' energy slogan." But something can only be stolen from you if you actually had it in the first place.
Thanks to Occupy Wall Street, in the State of the Union this week President Obama struck some of his most populist themes yet.
Indiana is about to pass what is called a "right-to-work" law.
President Obama put American manufacturing literally at the front and center of his State of the Union speech.
Reflecting on last night's State of the Union address to the nation, most opinion outlets are declaring that President Obama is now more overtly resorting to a "populist message" to rally Democrats and appeal to independents who are frustrated with st
Originally posted on Capital Gains and GamesLast night' State of the Union Address almost certainly made deficit hawks very unhappy, extremely angry and, from a policy perspective, close to suicidal.