Economist John Maynard Keynes is hot. But, as columnist Walden Bello explains, he’s not enough.
In a down economy, apologists for the awesomely affluent are having to dig deep for inspiration. In the process, they’re looking dopey.
The Obama administration needs to recognize an aggressive policy toward North Korea is as ineffective now as it was during Clinton and Bush.
Roosevelt didn’t come up with all those progressive programs on his own.
Accounts that herald the IMF’s “revival” are premature and superficial.
China’s stimulus package is not likely to bail out either the Chinese peasants or the global economy.
Japan has entered a season of grand strategising. Government commissions, business associations, leading foundations, and academic working groups are all developing blueprints for a new, 21st-century Japanese role in the world.
Across the U.S., a mini-movement of people coming together to build security in economic bad times.
Obama has opened the door to change. Whether we can blow on through depends on us and our ability to organize.
They’re paying far less of their incomes in taxes than average Americans.
The American taxpayer, reeling from the economic meltdown, doesn’t feel like subsidizing lavish jets and bonuses any more.
This memo summarizes the key provisions in the stimulus legislation to restrict compensation for executives of bailed-out companies.
Will the economic crisis finally take a bite out of military spending, or serve as another rationale for maintaining the status quo?
We applaud efforts to cap bailout pay, but are concerned about reports of weak Treasury rules.
An analysis of new proposals for change.