Sep 4, 2013

Why Detroit went bankrupt

When the city of Detroit declared bankruptcy in July, the emergency manager blamed the costs of pensions for city employees. Richard Wolff says it's a lot more complex than that.
May 12, 2010

Consumer culture crisis looming

Murray Dobbin
If there was any doubt -- there wasn't -- that Canadians were whistling past the debt graveyard unconcerned about their and their children's futures, reports in the past two days put them to rest.
Apr 21, 2010

Weekly Pulse: What would Jesus insure?

Lindsay Beyerstein
Media Consortium Blogger
Christian groups are trying to create a run around health care reform by setting up alternative, unregulated religious health care bill collectives -- and movement conservatives are cheering them on.
Aug 24, 2009

Fraser Institute spins bankruptcy facts

Donald Gutstein
Debunking a right-wing think tank's study produced to contribute to the heated debate in the United States over Barack Obama’s proposal to bring in a publicly funded health-insurance option.
Jun 2, 2009

Weekly Audit: EFCA vital for recovery

The Media Consortium
This week's Audit looks at a few issues that were top priorities for progressives in 2007 that are yet to be addressed, from the faltering U.S. financial system to the Employee Free Choice Act
Apr 15, 2009

Weekly Pulse: Signs of hope in the Senate

The Media Consortium
The prospects for healthcare reform in the Senate brightened appreciably with Al Franken being declared the winner of the Minnesota senate race.
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