Kim Barker: In Montana, Dark Money Helped Democrats Hold a Key Senate SeatDecember 2012
With control of the Senate at stake, liberals hit the streets and bought ads for a libertarian candidate who likely siphoned crucial votes away from the Republican challenger.
Nick Turse: America’s Nation-BuildingNovember 2012
The United States is in the midst of a tremendous building spree, but it isn’t happening in America.
Robert Reich: The Next Game of Economic ChickenNovember 2012
The election hasn’t put an end to the wrangling over taxes and spending in Washington.
Robert Reich: How January’s Fiscal Cliff Turns Into a Gentle Hill by FebruaryOctober 2012
The so-called fiscal cliff might not turn out as dramatic as we imagine.
Mattea Kramer: Four Spending Myths That Could Wreck Our WorldJuly 2012
How the deficit obsession has been distracting us from our country’s most pressing issues.
Robert Reich: Why the Economy is Heading for a StallMay 2012
It’s a bad idea to enact cuts in government spending right when consumers can’t spend more.