You Can’t Make This Up

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

   You want contrast? I’ve got a doozy for you this morning. Check out these two contrasting developments. First, no surprise, the economy isn’t growing…duh: The economy grew less than …

Stimulus Misdirection

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    In the past few days, there has been mounting discussion in the political class about some sort of "stimulus package" that should be conjured up in Congress to try …

Stimulus Misdirection

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

    In the past few days, there has been mounting discussion in the political class about some sort of "stimulus package" that should be conjured up in Congress to try …

Small Step For Minimum Wage

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

Catching up to this so you’all may know about this…busy weekend…From The Wall Street Journal yesterday: Democrats Move Ahead On Minimum-Wage Rise By DAVID ROGERSApril 21, 2007; Page A3 WASHINGTON …

No Wonder People Are In Debt

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Louis Uchitelle has a strong and heart-breaking story about the choices auto workers are having to make as tens of thousands of them leave the industry–the largest exodus of workers …

Trade Deficits, Job Cuts

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

Here are two related issues: the trade deficit and the announcement today that Chrysler was cutting 13,000 jobs. First, the record trade deficits (from The New York Times): WASHINGTON, Feb. …