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Haiku of the Day
Economists speak / softly — listen close! for they / echo far and wide.
Quote of the Day
“We are becoming the servants in thought, as in action, of the machine we have created to serve us.” –John Kenneth Galbraith, 44 more words
Technological advances will demand fewer workers and could offset the impacts of an aging workforce.
FORTUNE – Virtually the entire economics profession failed to recognize the housing bubble and the devastating impact that its collapse would have on the economy. 822 more words
The folks at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments are hyperventilating about the contradictions in the 2015 defense budget submitted by the Administration. At the center of their concerns is that the budget was modified at the last minute to propose an Army and Marine Corps end strength of 440-450,000 and 182,000 respectively, and Navy carrier levels at 11. 662 more words
Awhile back, Dean Baker at the Center for Economic and Policy Research published a (free) book castigating progressives for “loser liberalism.” We’ve played into the hands of conservatives, he argued, by failing to focus on how they’ve structured markets to “redistribute income upward.” 790 more words