- Two Nobel laureates, an election, and a shaky economy. The message? We can do a whole lot better.
- How Bad Things Are
- Ghost of the New Deal Haunts Democrats' Agenda, but It's Time to Summon FDR
Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet
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October 24, 2012 | Though there wasn't too much talk of specific politicians last night, the election certainly hung in air as the two most cited economists in the world met on stage in New York City to discuss where the economy is headed.
The event was hosted by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), Shakespeare & Company Booksellers, and the Fashion Institute of Technology, which, as president Joyce F. Brown reminded the audience, is a premier public institution that has suffered from budget cuts in a shaky economy. She stressed that she worries each day about the economic conditions students will face when they graduate.
How Bad Things Are, Paul Krugman, Truthdig
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Ghost of the New Deal Haunts Democrats' Agenda, but It's Time to Summon FDR, Richard D Wolff, Truthout
- Because they developed no effective counterstrategy to affirmatively defend what the business community and the rich assaulted, Democrats lost parts of their electoral base and, thus, strengthened the Republicans. Keeping FDR's achievements away from their 2012 convention marked another step in the Democrats' decline.
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