Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
October 31st, 2013
Yesterday, I carried out a successful mission to deliver supplies to Mrs. Shuler and make a photographic and video record of the scene where[...]
October 30th, 2013
Please support our Rally.org fundraiser for the Shulers' legal defense fund. Roger Shuler, the Birmingham-area blogger known as Legal Schna[...]
October 23rd, 2013
Update 1 - Update 2 - Update 3 - Update 4 Professional hate merchant Robert Stacy McCain is having a bad time. Now that he is a defendan[...]
Category Archives: Economy and Prosperity
Still wonder why people would risk getting pepper-sprayed in the face? Here’s a hint: the middle class has shrunk so much in the age of conservative governance that you can see it from space: In 2007, nearly a third of … Continue reading
Have you read Matt Yglesias’ Saturday post on Occupy Wall Street as a rational response to a failed system? If not, do so. Now. Seriously, I’ll wait. It’s time we had a frank discussion about liberalism in our new American … Continue reading
The supply-side gospel is dead — profoundly, utterly debunked by empirical reality — but refuses to shut up. Not only are the wealthiest Americans hoarding trillions of dollars rather than investing, Nonfinancial companies are sitting on $1.8 trillion in cash, … Continue reading
Job losses can be “W” shaped. Hopefully, this president can manage a “V”-shaped recession with jobs bills. The proof is in the pudding and the chart is showing up as Facebook and Twitter icons.
So here’s the good news: American manufacturing is making a comeback. Counties with the heaviest reliance on manufacturing income are posting some of the biggest employment gains of the nation’s early economic recovery. This is a big change from just … Continue reading
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 10,000 yesterday even as unemployment closed on ten percent. Countless economists have explained why jobs will lag the economy as a whole.