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Sunday, July 4, 2010
Robert Reich
Slouching Toward a Double Dip or a Lousy Recovery at Best
The economy is still in the gravitational pull of the Great Recession and all the booster rockets for getting us beyond it are failing. The odds of a double dip are increasing. In June the nation...
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Jeffrey D. Sachs
The Unaccountable G-8
When hosting the 2010 G8 summit of major economies, the Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, called for an "accountability summit" to hold the G8 responsible for the promises that it made over...
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James Denselow
The Unknown Afghan Body Count
June was a terrible month for the war in Afghanistan. The milestone of the 300th British death was compounded by the most deadly month for the Nato-led mission since the start of the conflict. The...
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Sarah Anderson
Boost Taxes on Some Financial-Crisis Creators
The economic crisis we're enduring is very costly. America faces a critical choice: Who should pay the bill? We can stick it to the poor by ripping our safety net. We can kick the can down the road...
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Linh Dinh
At an airport, I saw two adjacent ads, "DENVER THANKS OUR MILITARY," then, "LIVE. EVERY TRACK. ALL SEASON LONG. NASCAR ON SPEED." No irony was intended by this juxtaposition, but our troops are...
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