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Month: January 2010

'New Haiti'; Same Corporate Interests

Chris Sturr , January 31, 2010
Terrific article by Isabel MacDonald, at the Nation. By Isabel MacDonald | January 29, 2010 In the wake of the…

4Q GDP Up 5.7%, Wages/Benes At Record Low

Chris Sturr , January 29, 2010
Brad DeLong thinks that the GDP reading suggests that next week’s productivity numbers will be around 7%, adding yet another…

Root Canals, Rhetoric, or Real Reform?

Chris Sturr , January 29, 2010
This is from Bankster; hat-tip to comrade Steve S. of United for a Fair Economy. We are glad someone else…

Labor Needs a New Survival Plan (Steve Early)

Chris Sturr , January 29, 2010
From today’s Boston Globe, by frequent D&S contributor Steve Early: REPUBLICAN SCOTT Brown’s Senate victory last week deprived President Obama…

Tony Blair To Face Iraq Inquiry Tomorrow

Chris Sturr , January 28, 2010
Former British PM Tony Blair is set to face a House of Commons inquiry tomorrow concerning the legality of the…

Scurrilous Videos Besmirch Davos Forum

Chris Sturr , January 28, 2010
From the hilarious Yes Men. Coincidence: the last time I saw Howard Zinn was at a screening of their film…

Howard Zinn

Chris Sturr , January 28, 2010
It is a sad day. As you have probably heard, left historian Howard Zinn, author of A People’s History of…

AIG and the Hindered Haircut

Chris Sturr , January 27, 2010
Timothy Geithner, Ben Bernanke, and Henry Paulson (remember him?) are being grilled today on Capitol Hill as part of investigations…

Our Wars Are Killing Us (Tom Engelhardt)

Chris Sturr , January 26, 2010
The latest from TomDispatch is about military spending–quite timely given the spending freeze–except “security-related” spending–that B.O. will announce tonight. Here…

Obama's Freeze: Barack Herbert Hoover Obama? (Brad DeLong)

Chris Sturr , January 26, 2010
As reported on the front page of today’s Times, Obama is now proposing a freeze on government spending, except “security-related”…

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