Nation Topics - Ethical Economics
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It’s not only bad politics for states to use budget crises to bust unions—it’s also bad economics.
For Kim and Reed, Obama's caving to Republican pressure on extending tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans was a defeat, even if it resulted in some good results for progressives. But if the Democrats are compromising their values now, how does this bode for upcoming legislative battles?
George Soros's gift of $100 million to Human Rights Watch doesn't come without strings attached.
Derivatives regulation, a consumer financial protection agency, limits on speculative trading—will they make it into the final financial reform bill?
We can't get financial reform on the scale we need without embarrassing people.
Will Social Security become President Obama's sacrificial lamb?
"Social capitalism" allows businesses to be both competitive and socially responsible.
Al Jazeera English's "Fault Lines" program discovers creative models local communities are using to address unemployment.
Obama is on the brink of bringing significant reforms for workers to government contractors.