Misguided Austerity Could Literally Hurt Our Brains and Our Future

By: Monday February 14, 2011 7:15 pm

With Congressional Republicans almost giddy about cutting programs designed to help struggling people and even President Obama proudly showing what a “super serious person” he can be by cutting home heating assistance for poor people, it’s important to reflect on what the latest research says about the long-term damage the extreme stress of poverty and joblessness can cause.

Eight Predictions About Obama’s Tax Cut Deal

By: Tuesday December 7, 2010 4:00 pm

Now that President Obama has reach a “compromise” with the Republicans on tax cuts for the rich — which are even more generous to the ultra-wealthy than any George W. Bush passed — it’s time for predictions.

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