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James Galbraith

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Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should, Too

James Galbraith on KCRW

After a weekend of silence, President  Obama addressed the S&P downgrade  and the US economy this afternoon from a White House dining room.

The S&P Downgrade: Economics and Politics

After a weekend of silence, President Obama addressed the S&P downgrade and the US economy this afternoon from a White House dining room.

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Fingers of blame are being pointed in every direction as Wall Street and world financial markets react to  history's first downgrade  of America's credit rating.

The S&P Downgrade: Economics and Politics

Fingers of blame are being pointed in every direction as Wall Street and world financial markets react to history's first downgrade of America's credit rating.

from To the Point

White House OMB Director Peter Orszag has announced  his resignation  and insiders say it's due to frustration with the lack of aggressive action against the growing fiscal deficit.

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White House OMB Director Peter Orszag has announced his resignation and insiders say it's due to frustration with the lack of aggressive action against the growing fiscal deficit.

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