Finally! The announced departure of Lawrence Summers as the president’s top economic adviser is welcome news.
Is the recession really ending? What does Elizabeth Warren's sort-of appointment mean? Dean Baker has answers on Grit TV.
George Soros's gift of $100 million to Human Rights Watch doesn't come without strings attached.
Lawrence Summers should be fired for the part he played in bringing about the financial crisis that cost so many Americans their jobs.
In a major speech last month, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pledged to buy more longer-term securities if the economy continues to worsen. But will this benefit really trickle down to individuals?
Inequality has risen under Republicans and Democrats when they’ve embraced neoliberalism.
No one should mistake GOP protest for an indication that Obama's commitment to $50 billion in infrastructure spending is sufficient to tackle unemployment. It's a start, but it's not enough.
In Germany, a strong social safety net keeps people from plunging into the abyss. Why are we so averse to having that security in the United States?
Barack Obama and the Democrats he led to a stunning victory two years ago are going down hard in the face of an economic crisis that he did nothing to create but which he has failed to solve.
As Elizabeth Warren’s devastating Congressional report reveals, the Federal Reserve used taxpayer money to bail out the insurance giant, instead of forcing the major banks to clean up the mess they helped create.