Posts Tagged ‘deficit’

August 10th, 2011 - 7:53 am § in China, Misc.

China Calls for New Money

Aug 6 (Reuters) – China on Saturday condemned the “short-sighted” political wrangling in the United States over its debt problems and said the world needed a new global stable reserve currency. “China, the largest creditor of the world’s sole superpower, has every right[...]

July 26th, 2011 - 9:14 am § in Misc.

Who Pays For The Tea Party’s Excesses?

Republican posturing over the debt ceiling is increasing our national debt Patrick Sharma, postdoctoral fellow, The Bancroft Library | 7/20/11 | , Berkeley Blog One of the most important yet least acknowledged aspects of the debt ceiling drama currently gripping Washington is the fact that Republica[...]

April 4th, 2011 - 3:07 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

Paul Krugman: Washington has Written Off the Unemployed

More than three years after we entered the worst economic slump since the 1930s, Washington has lost interest in the unemployed. One-sixth of America’s workers — all those who can’t find any job or are stuck with part-time work when they want a full-time job — have, in effect, been abandoned[...]