Category Archives: Economy

The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings in it. From the Bernie Sanders/Elizabeth Warren social … Continue reading

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Third Way: Staff: Ready For The New Economy

Source: Third Way: Staff: Ready For The New Economy The Democratic economic agenda for 2016 needs to be both different and better than the Republican economic agenda. (assuming either party offers one) For Democrats to retain the presidency and do … Continue reading

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The Hill: Congress: Keith Laing: Senator Bernie Sanders: $1T Infrastructure Bill Would Be Cheaper Than Iraq War

The Hill: Congress: Keith Lainge: Senator Bernie Sanders: $1T Infrastructure bill Would be Cheaper Than Iraq War This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Bernie Sanders wouldn’t be Bernie Sanders if we wasn’t proposing things like … Continue reading

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The New Democrat Network: Corey Cantor- Comparing The Economic Records of The Last Two Democratic and Republican Presidents

  Source: The New Democrat Plus Facts can only sound partisan when they clearly lean in favor of one party or the other. But there’s nothing partisan about the truth. The fact is since 1989, the American economy has done better … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: “What My Book Got Wrong About Obama, Summers, Geithner, Recovery”: Looking at the First Term of President Barack Obama

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: What My Book Got Wrong About, Obama, Summers, Geithner, Recovery It is rare at least in the last four years or so that … Continue reading

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New America: Ed Central: Alice McCarthy: America’s Job Training System: Better Than You Think

New America: Ed Central: Mary Alice McCarthy: America’s Job Training System: Better Than You Think This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger There are plenty parts of the Federal budget that I would like to cut … Continue reading

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AP: Video: Ed Donahue: US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Unemployment Ticks Up to 6.2%

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Two-hundred-thousand jobs in a month even if it is not a high as the previous month of two-hundred-eighty-thousand jobs is a very good number. And when you have a … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Bryce Covert: “How to Equalize Compensation”: Why People Should Get Paid For the Work They Do Regardless of Gender

The New Republic: Opinion: Bryce Covert: How to Equalize Female Compensation  Equal pay for equal work makes sense to me as a Liberal as long as it is exactly that. Meaning Joe and Sally who work at a law firm … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Opinion: Joseph Stiglitz: “The Myth of America’s Golden Age”: How Every American Can Live the American Dream

Politicio Magazine: Opinion: Joseph Stiglitz: The Myth of America’s Golden Age I’m getting tired of hearing people who are further left of me people who are Social Democrats let’s say who are constantly putting down America. And saying “Europe is … Continue reading

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Equitable Growth: Blog: Brad Delong: Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby and the Decay of Welfare Capitalism: The Socialist Form of Capitalism

Progressive Era Equitable Growth: Blog: Brad Delong: Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby and the Decay of Welfare Capitalism ‘Welfare capitalism’ is just another way of saying democratic socialism. Democratic socialism is an economic system common in Europe and Canada to a … Continue reading

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