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Is There Any Good News In the Deal On Debt?: Guest blogger Janet Spitz discusses some good news in the debt reduction package signed by the President this month, including the long overdue treatment of military spending as “discretionary.”
The Betrayal of Hope: As a spending cut deal, coupled with raising the debt limit, is announced 48 hours before the deadline, the American people are left to ponder the fate of the economy and their future.
The Moment of Truth: Discussing the Orwellian report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
Introducing the People’s Budget: The Congressional Progressive Caucus has a blueprint for a real future.
President Obama’s Real Proposal and Why It’s Risky: Robert Reich discusses the Obama strategy for avoiding program cuts over ten years, and the need for recovery; it’s a tightrope.