While the Obamas were in Europe the House and Senate approved the president's $3 trillion budget. But the battle isn't over. What will be cut and what will remain?
If ever there was a time for bold US leadership, this is it.
Andrew Bacevich, author of The Limits of Power, weighs in on how President Obama failed to consider the containment option in Afghanistan.
As with AIG, the American people could end up 'owning' 80 percent of the Afghanistan-Pakistan project without ever 'nationalizing' it.
Thirty years after the Three Mile Island partial meltdown, the real nuclear power threat is the relicensing of old plants.
In the end, the treasury secretary's fate is less important than the fate of the economic principles he has championed.
According to Chris Hedges, if Obama continues to listen to Geithner, Summers et al.--his presidency may be doomed.
Obama's nomination of Gary Gensler to head the Commodity Futures Trading Commission is yet another example of how the president has entrusted his economic policy to the wrong people
President Obama has invented a new board game that nobody can lose. But only Wall Street money men can play.
Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and New York Times columnist Thomas Freidman talk about how to fix the economy.