Fiscal Austerity and “Third World America”

kristy Reforming Global Finance

By Simon Johnson My testimony to the Senate Budget Committee on these issues is available here: http://baselinescenario.com/2010/08/05/its-hard-to-take-the-fiscal-hawks-seriously/. There are three main views of the financial crisis and recession of 2008-9. In the first two views, the debate over the fiscal deficit is quite separate from what happened in the crisis. …

A Presidency in Peril by Robert Kuttner, Chelsea Green 2010

Ethical Markets Books and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

“Preventing a Double-Dip Requires a New Team in Washington” Reviewed by Hazel Henderson © 2010 In my review of Robert Kuttner’s earlier Obama’s Challenge (2008), I shared his concern that Obama’s administration could become one of continuity – with little of the change the USA needs. In this earlier volume, …