Republican “You’re On Your Own” Policies Catching Up With Them

By: Tuesday May 24, 2011 12:29 pm

Eric Cantor is trending on Twitter right now, and it’s for a comment he made about the tornado that killed at least 116 people in Joplin, Missouri. Cantor, merely following established conservative ideology, made the statement that no emergency relief for Joplin would pass the House without corresponding cuts elsewhere. As the Washington Times reports, [...]

How Unemployment Can Make You Sick

By: Tuesday December 28, 2010 8:08 am

James Surowiecki rejects the notion that the current unemployment rate is somehow “structural” and unchangeable. While I think there are minor structural elements to the jobs crisis, it’s far more clear that the structural unemployment myth serves the ends of those who don’t want to react to fix the problem. If the problems with the [...]