Category Archives: Economics

Interesting articles about economics

Reagan and Obama-Taxes on the Rich

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Nearly one in six in poverty in the U.S.; children hit hard, Census says – The Washington Post

Nearly one in six in poverty in the U.S.; children hit hard, Census says – The Washington Post.

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Out of Control: The Destructive Power of the Financial Markets – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International

Out of Control: The Destructive Power of the Financial Markets – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International.

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NYTimes: Breaking the Tax-Talk Taboo?

Will Warren Buffett’s Op-Ed yesterday begging Congress to raise his taxes start a movement? It’s kind of fun to imagine the 8,274 Americans who earn more than $10 million a year marching on Washington carrying signs: “Slash the Deficit! Raise … Continue reading

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Stop Coddling the Super-Rich – NYTimes.com

Stop Coddling the Super-Rich – NYTimes.com.

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The Man Who Time (Almost) Forgot: William H. McMasters Finally Gets His Due for Exposing Ponzi

The Man Who Time (Almost) Forgot: William H. McMasters Finally Gets His Due for Exposing Ponzi.

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New Statesman – Slumlands — filthy secret of the modern mega-city

http://www.newstatesman.com/global-issues/2011/08/slum-city-manila-gina-estero

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The Great Splintering – Umair Haque – Harvard Business Review

http://blogs.hbr.org/haque/2011/08/the_great_splintering.html

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Cameron’s Broken Windows – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/11/opinion/when-budget-cuts-lead-to-broken-windows.html?nl=opinion&emc=tya3

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Tax History Project: Home Page

http://taxhistory.tax.org/

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Article: Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?

Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/1982/02/have-you-ever-tried-to-sell-a-diamond/4575/

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A Contagion of Bad Ideas – Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/stiglitz141/English

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Famine in Somalia: It’s the Politics…stupid – By Richard Dowden | African Arguments

Famine in Somalia: It’s the Politics…stupid – By Richard Dowden | African Arguments.

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NPR.org » When Patents Attack

http://m.npr.org/story/138576167?url=/blogs/money/2011/07/26/138576167/when-patents-attack

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James Surowiecki: Why We Don’t Need a Debt Ceiling : The New Yorker

James Surowiecki: Why We Don’t Need a Debt Ceiling : The New Yorker.

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Boehner’s Bogus Plan | ThinkProgress

Boehner’s Bogus Plan | ThinkProgress.

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Why Washington is About to Make the Jobs Crisis Worse | Common Dreams

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2011/07/25-7

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EXCLUSIVE: The Deficit Is Not Default of Obama | Truthout

http://www.truth-out.org/its-not-default-obama-jail-gop-deadbeats-debt-crisis/1311268412

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In Economic Crisis, Capitalism Delivers the Bads | Truthout

http://www.truth-out.org/economic-crisis-capitalism-delivers-bads/1311177245

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Wall Street’s Euthanasia of Industry | Michael Hudson

http://michael-hudson.com/2011/07/the-euthanasia-of-industry/

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Marshall Auerback: Time to Panic (II) « naked capitalism

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2011/07/marshall-auerback-time-to-panic-ii.html

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Slow Flow of Immigrants Already Impacting California Farms? | Truthout

http://www.truth-out.org/slow-flow-immigrants-already-impacting-california-farms/1310833729

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Climate Regulations a Job Killer? Quit Crying Wolf | Truthout

http://www.truth-out.org/climate-regulations-job-killer-quit-crying-wolf/1310918283

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Across America, the Fossil Fuel Industry Digs In for a Massive Expansion | OnEarth Magazine

http://www.onearth.org/article/fossil-fuel-industry-digs-in-for-massive-expansion

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The Ideological Crisis of Western Capitalism – Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate

The Ideological Crisis of Western Capitalism – Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate.

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