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Angry leftists seek silver lining in debt deal and 7 videos (tags)
May we mend our own pockets and put the horse (14 million jobs and drying up the tax havens) before the cart (economic recovery/economic democracy)! Robert Kuttner speaks about this at http://prospect.org/.
VIDEO: Austerity is Not a Solution: Why the Deficit Hawks are Wrong (tags)
Robert Polin from the Political Economy Research Institute is interviewed.
Video: Productivity is up so why cut social programs? (tags)
Private sector borrowing and spending is not happening. The long-term structural deficit, spending more than revenue, can be solved by raising the tax rates on the wealthy. Tax excess reserves of banks until they lend money. Tax transactions to reduce speculation.