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economic crisis, recession, unemployment »

[15 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]

The rich get richer, the rest of us need income security. The sad reality and absurdity of our economic situation is on display in today’s New York Times. Two front-page stories, conveniently – thoughtfully? deliberately? – placed next to each other, present two sides of “the economy.” First, because it’s higher on the page, is: [...]

recession »

[22 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | ]

There is a rapid, reliable, responsible way to end the recession. We can achieve that by enacting Citizen Dividends, a guaranteed basic income for every American. Moderate Democrats and Republicans supported guaranteed income in the 1960s — so did leading economists, liberals and conservatives — and a plan to provide it passed in the House [...]

economic growth, recession »

[1 Feb 2009 | One Comment | ]

Here’s Tom, writing from Davos: Everyone is looking for the guy – the guy who can tell you exactly what ails the world’s financial system, exactly how we get out of this mess … But here’s what’s really scary: The guy isn’t here. He’s left the building. No, Tom. You’re wrong about that last point. [...]