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Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 02/05/2014

On jobs, conservatives are completely full of it

This silly flap over the CBO reveals their lack of seriousness once again.

By Ryan Cooper  |  02:29 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Falling deficit reveals failure of U.S. elites on jobs

New findings from the CBO reveal the obvious once again.

By Ryan Cooper  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/20/2014

The cult of long hours hurts the bottom and the top

Economic justice has some benefits, even for those just below the top.

By Ryan Cooper  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Towards a conservative jobs agenda

At some point, if you want to create economic mobility, you have to spend some money.

By Ryan Cooper  |  04:31 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Congress has tackled the deficit -- at the cost of the economy

The news that the deficit is falling should spur Congress to finally do something about unemployment already. But it won't!

By Jamelle Bouie  |  11:36 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 05/08/2013

The deficit is shrinking. Can we talk about unemployment now?

The deficit continues to fall, showing that we could solve our unemployment crisis. If Congress wanted to, that is.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  11:18 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Do Congressional liberals have the only "Serious" budget in Washington?

The plan that would actually address the main fiscal problem facing the country -- mass unemployment -- is the one that will receive the least attention inside the Beltway.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Joe Scarborough versus the world

The much ballyhooed debate between Paul Krugman and Joe Scarborough only proved that Krugman's position is not so marginal, after all.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:47 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Memo to Congress: To bring down the deficit, focus on jobs

Congressional Progressives are set to roll out a new plan today that would prioritize job creation in order to fix the deficit in a balanced way. Needless to say, it stands no chance whatsoever.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:10 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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