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Issue: Losing the Latino Vote

Issue number: 9

Even with moderate tax increases, the rich find ways not to pay. Read more

Departments

Social Security is not part of the federal deficit: Even with no policy changes, it will be in balance for the next 26 years. Read more

Special Report

To fix Medicare, fix the larger inefficiencies in America's health-care system. Read more

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Deficit hawks invoke the next generation, but an austerity program would balance the budget on the backs of America's most vulnerable parents and children. Read more

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It's the Fed we once had -- when a more democratically accountable bank was enlisted to patriotically finance America's war debt. Read more

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Most of the federal deficit is caused by the recession itself. To cure the slump, fix the financial system. Read more

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We can finance both long-term fiscal balance and adequate investment -- without increasing taxes on the working middle class. Read more

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What voters really think about deficits, debts, and economic recovery Read more

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The formula of the deficit hawks will bring us a deeper recession, stunted social outlay, and a much tougher road back to fiscal balance. Read more

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An economic recovery will bring down our fiscal deficit -- but the more important deficit is the shortfall in our commitment to the future. Read more

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Austerity is perverse economics and self-defeating politics. Here are sensible alternatives. Read more

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In a few years, we'll be able to do without publishers. Read more

Columns

Obama's base still wants a positive political experience -- not just a set of policy positions. Read more

Columns

The Obama presidency is far from over, but little survives of the original theory behind it. Read more

Columns

Come next January, the great American impasse will be back in all its toxic splendor. Read more

Columns

What are colleges for? Research, economic advancement, or making students more interesting? Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

There's more to John Maynard Keynes than the idea that government spending can end depressions -- but that's a good place to start. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

There's more to John Maynard Keynes than the idea that governemtn spending can end depressions -- but that's a good place to start. Read more

Departments

Religious Americans are far more diverse, tolerant, and compassionate than the image of an evangelist upsurge would suggest. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Why liberals love the acerbic comedian Louis C.K. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture