July 2010

Slouching Toward Bethlehem?

Its hard not to fall prey to apocalyptic thinking as one comprehends the combination of the recent unemployment reports, the Gulf Oil catastrophe, the blog wars between economists debating whether the future will bring a “slow recovery” (synonym for “no recovery that working families will be able to see or feel”) or “a double dip recession” (synonym for a pit whose trough cannot yet be discerned).

A Long Economic Winter Ahead

Original source: The New American Empire

Book Review: Getting America Back to Work

Getting America Back to Work by Stewart Acuff and Richard A. Levins Featuring the Editorial Cartoons of Steve Sack Tasora Books, Minneapolis, 2010 The authors of Getting America Back to Work do more than explain how to create jobs.