CHEAP TALK AT THE FED

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[Translate]  By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-E Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks during a news conference in...

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The Fiscal Fizzle

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[Translate] An Imaginary Budget and Debt Crisis JULY 20, 2014 Paul Krugman For much of the past five years readers of the political...

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On Capitol Hill, a brief simul...

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[Translate] THE WASHINGTON POST Rep. Daniel Kildee (D-Mich.) hands over cash to volunteer Jeff Shapiro, who played the part of a...

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A New Gameplan for Taking Down...

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[Translate]  By Sam Pizzigati, Too Much | News Analysis Offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea off Copenhagen. In Denmark,...

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The One Metric That’s Hiding T...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By Jeff Spross CLIMATE PROGRESS When it comes to obstacles to climate action, the climate change deniers in...

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7 Dumb Things You Should Stop ...

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[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Lynn Stuart Parramore Your wallet will thank you. July 13, 2014  | Looking for ways to keep...

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Shark Attack!

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[Translate]   By Philip A Farruggio, SpeakOut | Op-Ed Remember the film Jaws? Remember how the whole town was affected by the...

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Citigroup: The Original Gangst...

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[Translate] Robert Scheer By Robert Scheer  TRUTHDIG Radu Bercan / Shutterstock.com Barack Obama’s Justice Department on Monday...

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Amazon’s loathsome tax scheme:...

Jul 12, 2014 by

[Translate] T If Amazon had to pay its fair share of taxes, its bottom line would be squeezed. Finally, a level playing field...

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PREDATORY CAPITALISM: OLD TREN...

Jul 12, 2014 by

[Translate]   By CJ Polychroniou, Truthout | News Analysis (Image: Bar code, shark teeth, empty suit via Shutterstock; Edited: JR/TO)...

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Americans Have Spent Enough Mo...

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[Translate] By Hayes Brown THINK PROGRESS An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in its natural habitat: the ground CREDIT: AP Photo/Lockheed...

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REWARDING COMPANIES FOR ACCELE...

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[Translate] Federal Government Still Spending Billions To Subsidize Fossil Fuels HUFFINGTON POST WASHINGTON – Over the past five...

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5 Scams and Rackets That Can T...

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[Translate]     Economy   AlterNet / By David Rosen Failure to pay a parking ticket can ensnare you in a life of peonage—and...

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Corporate Tax Behavior So Bad ...

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[Translate]  July 7, 2014 Isaiah J. Poole Fortune Magazine is out with its list of “Top American corporate tax avoiders,” members of...

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The President Sounds a Wall St...

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[Translate]  July 8, 2014 Richard Eskow It was good to hear President Obama say that reining in Wall Street’s high-risk behavior is...

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I Worked at Hobby Lobby and Sa...

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[Translate]   Economy   Huffington Post / By Charity R. Carney  VIA ALTERNET Can Americans tell the difference between religion and...

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THIS BUS IS TRANSFORMING THE L...

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[Translate] By Scott KeyesTHINK PROGRESS LavaMae’s first mobile shower bus launched last weekend CREDIT: Kena Frank Most of us have...

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States That Raised Their Minim...

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[Translate]   By Bryce Covert THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Think a higher minimum wage is a job killer? Think again: The states...

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What Every Governor Really Bel...

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[Translate] By Tiffany Germain, Guest Contributor and Ryan Koronowski CLIMATE PROGRESS Rising oceans and more severe flooding are...

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COULD ONE WEIRD BIRD DECIDE TH...

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[Translate] Battle Over Protection Of Obscure Bird Could Decide Fate Of Senate This November  | By By NICHOLAS RICCARDI DENVER (AP) —...

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Are Economic Growth and Social...

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[Translate]  By Jason Hickel and Alnoor Ladha, Truthout | News Analysis Every dollar of new wealth that has been created in the...

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Noam Chomsky | Whose Security?...

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[Translate]   By Noam Chomsky, TomDispatch | Op-Ed US Capitol building with American flag. (Image via Shutterstock)The question of...

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Supreme Court Backs Hobby Lobb...

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[Translate]   By Mike Ludwig, Truthout | Report US Supreme Court building. (Photo: kenudigit)   Dealing a significant blow to...

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Paul Krugman on the Deplorable...

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[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Janet Allon   As Kansas disastrous tax cut shows, it depends on whose interests are being...

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Citing threat to human surviva...

Jun 30, 2014 by

[Translate] Sami Grover (@samigrover) Business / Corporate Responsibility CC BY 2.0 MilitaryHealth When President Obama dinged...

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First ever United Nations Envi...

Jun 29, 2014 by

[Translate] Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Business / Environmental Policy © Margaret Badore The first ever United Nations Environment...

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Free markets killed capitalism...

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[Translate] Monopoly is back: Barry Lynn on the concentration of American economic power — and how we can restore fairness...

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The Terrible News Economists A...

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[Translate]   Labor   Creators Syndicate / By Jim Hightower Official job market numbers obfuscate an important reality. Photo Credit:...

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Here’s What Climate Change Wil...

Jun 27, 2014 by

[Translate] By Jeff Spross TRUTHOUT CREDIT: Shutterstock So just how hard will climate change hit the American economy? A big step...

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BUSINESS LEADERS SOUND THE ALA...

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[Translate] Money Men Bloomberg, Steyer And Paulson Tally Costs Of Climate Change In New Report  | By JONATHAN FAHEY NEW YORK (AP) —...

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