People versus Austerity Weekend

By: Monday May 7, 2012 1:30 am

Late last week gave us a taste of things to come when the British local elections revealed that the ruling Tories and their austerity program took a good thrashing.

But the weekend revealed more discontent.


Austerity goes to the polls

By: Friday May 4, 2012 1:30 am

Voters in two countries that have had conservative governments impose austerity measures…and seen their economies struggle…have gone or are going to the polls. And not surprisingly, the governments are not doing well.

Oh, that’s not good

By: Monday April 30, 2012 1:30 am

Maybe the message to the world’s despots is, there’s no honor among western politicians when it comes to bombing for poll numbers.

Dayen’s Roundup from April 15 … File Your Taxes! 2012

By: Monday April 16, 2012 6:15 am

Dayen’s news roundup from April 15, 2012, when instead of doing his taxes, he was reading stories about Iran’s nuclear program, World Bank, UN advisers, Summit of the America’s, Secret Service, Sheila Bair, Elliot Spitzer, Judge Lippman, JP Morgan, North Korea, SOPA, NLRB, Sarkozy, and more.

Look into your future — eh, probably not

By: Wednesday October 20, 2010 1:30 am

Imagine if Americans could protests enough to see that an actual fair result comes the Catfood Commission?

Social Security: Can We Learn Something from the French?

By: Thursday May 20, 2010 1:15 pm

The French face the same demographic problems as everyone else. Their approach to a solution is to think about the principles that led to their system, and figure out how to solve the coming problem in light of the goals of their society.

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