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Economy - Economics USA

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New York Times

Seeking to repair one of the nation’s worst-financed public pension systems, legislative leaders in Illinois began urgently trying to sell a rescue plan that cuts cost-of-living increases for retirees, raises the age of retirement for some employees,

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Attorney For Freedom Show

This week on The Attorney For Freedom Show our guest was Jason Fichtner, PhD Senior Research Fellow at Mercatus Center George Mason University and we discussed the debt ceiling and other government failures.

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Free Press Publications

If one wishes to help the homeless, smashing what few possessions they do have is among the worst ways to do so. Such action is sure to ruin one's reputation, especially if the person in question is a State Legislator. The possibility of a ruined re

News Link • Global Reported By Darryl W. Perry
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ppearing in the public press in recent days is the latest ‘brilliant’ Teapublican view that a default by the US government on paying interest on its debt would not have a negative impact on the US or global economy. Both the US and global economie

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Global regulators need more policy tools to counter the risk of devastating bank runs and should have powers over a wide array of market participants, U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Dan Tarullo said on Friday.

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Still unnoticed by a large part of the population is that we have been living through a period of relative impoverishment. Money has been squandered in welfare spending, bailing out banks or even — as in Europe — of fellow governments. But many peopl

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The Volcker Rule is exhibit a for the argument that tough rules to curb Wall Street abuses are easier to describe in brief than to write in detail.

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Stateless Statements

In a series of shocking displays that can be described as nothing short of bizarre, Democratic State Representative Tom Brower has recently undertaken an aggressive personal crusade against the epidemic of homelessness that has come to ravage his hom

News Link • Global Reported By Nicholas Shankin