Should Progressives Challenge Obama in the Democratic Primaries?

We write to you in light of recent deteriorating events in Washington, D.C. Misguided negotiations by the Obama Administration over increasing the debt ceiling willingly put our nation’s vital social services on the chopping block while Bush-era tax cuts remain untouched. Clearly the situation has reached crisis proportions. In response, …

Marshall Auerback: There is No Progressive Case for Deficit Cutting – The Myth of the “Virtuous” Clinton Surpluses

An article from Naked Capitalism Marshall Auerback: There is No Progressive Case for Deficit Cutting – The Myth of the “Virtuous” Clinton Surpluses Posted: 17 Jul 2011 10:06 PM PDT By Marshall Auerback, a portfolio strategist and hedge fund manager For once, President Obama has sought to address his progressive …

G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION Publication from ITUC OnLine 039/170211 G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax Brussels 17 February 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is calling on G20 Finance Ministers, meeting in Paris on 18 and 19 February, to take action to avoid a …