Tag Archive for Financial Crises

Why Progressive Austerians do the Greatest Damage

To many people, it seems paradoxical that conservatives target not the worst social programs, but the best.  There is no paradox.  Bad government programs are desirable from the right’s perspective – they discredit government intervention.  Good … Continue reading

Why Progressive Austerians do the Greatest Damage

Romney’s Lead Economist Urges Policies that will Cause the Next Financial Crisis

Romney’s Lead Economist Urges Policies that will Cause the Next Financial Crisis

By William K. Black (Cross-posted from Benzinga.com) Presidential nominees of either U.S. party can secure economic advice from any economist in the world.  This makes it all the more amazing and sad that they choose economists with track records of … Continue reading

Romney’s Lead Economist Urges Policies that will Cause the Next Financial Crisis