Economy

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Sep 23, 2009

Weekly Audit: Obama's economic hits and misses

Zach Carter
Media Consortium Blogger
Eight months after President Obama was sworn into office, the foreclosure epidemic is even more dire and no laws have been passed to rein in Wall Street.
Blog
Sep 15, 2009

Weekly Audit: One year after the crash

Zach Carter
Media Consortium Blogger
On Thursday, the U.S. Census released new data on the economic straits many American households faced in 2008.
Blog
Sep 8, 2009

Weekly Audit: Cheating workers and pampering CEOs

TMC MediaWire Blogger
Zach Carter
A new study conducted by a team of academics reveals that the majority of workers at the bottom of the economic ladder have been shorted on their paychecks as recently as last week.
Blog
Sep 1, 2009

Weekly Audit: Four more years of Bailout Ben

TMC MediaWire Blogger
Zach Carter
After Ben Bernanke allowed an $8 trillion housing bubble to ravage the global economy and nearly destroy the U.S. financial system, President Barack Obama has decided he deserves another term.
Blog
Aug 25, 2009

Weekly Audit: EFCA, tax cheats and the racial wealth gap

TMC MediaWire Blogger
Zach Carter
The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But if the worst is really behind us, we are likely facing a painful period of “growth” that looks very much like the present.
Columnists
Aug 21, 2009

Harper has his Reagan moment

There's been much recent criticism of the Harper government's foreign policy. I don't mean to pile on but rather to explore the cause.
Columnists
Aug 13, 2009

Predicting the shape of economic recovery

I seek out Canadian economist Jeff Rubin to get beyond the ABCs now that "U," "V" and the dreaded double-dipping "W" are no longer letters but the shapes of predicted economic recovery.

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