Keynesian

Can the Tea Party Platform Reduce Unemployment?

The U.S. set the forces of globalization in motion, and now more than ever, it's clear we're suffering the consequences: high unemployment, stagnant or declining incomes, and rising costs for goods. Can the policies of the surging Tea Party provide solutions, or will they just make matters worse?

Why the Skyrocketing Deficit Matters

Respected economists like Paul Krugman are claiming deficits don't matter, while other equally well-regarded economists such as Kenneth Rogoff say high debt levels lead to substantially lower growth.