Posts Tagged ‘austerity’


Global Warming Back In The News Tuesday President Obama announces steps to address global warming. The Economist, a magazine which has heretofore been an advocate of drastic action, suggests that less convincing evidence of rising temperatures may make political acceptance of new initiatives a tough sell. Cohn does his best to affirm that the urgent […]

Detroit On The Ropes

Detroit fiddled until the fire was burning down the entire edifice.

Austerity Or Stimulus? The G20 Sparks A Discussion

The tone of the G20 communique on stimulus and sustainability of public finances has sparked a lively debate in the blogosphere. First, here’s the offending language — at least offending to some: The global economy continues to recover faster than anticipated, although at an uneven pace across countries and regions. However, the recent volatility in […]