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The “fiscal cliff” is being used to demand cuts that would otherwise be politically impossible.
How to get yourself to the edge of the fiscal abyss and not jump.
Chairman Ben Bernanke, who’s been sounding the alarm, is attacked constantly by the right. He and his allies need support from a mostly silent left.
Progressives falsely assume this mysterious institution is impervious to public pressure. We need to make our voices heard.
The realization that markets need government saved capitalism after World War II.
Women were not the only ones left out of the last presidential debate. Here's what the next moderator should ask.
Instead of addressing the real problems, Obama and Romney are focusing on deficit reduction.
In the contest that comes after November, Obama will be on the wrong team.
Five key topics you won't hear discussed in Wednesday's debate.
Bill Clinton bears as much responsibility as any politician for the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
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