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Contributing Editor at Newsweek and the Washington Post, covering economic and business issues; author of The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence
After a meeting with leaders of both parties in Congress today, President Obama made a speech at George Washington University.
Apr. 13, 2011from To the Point
On Tuesday, Standard & Poor's cut Greek bonds to “junk” status. Yesterday it cut the credit rating of Spain, which has a much larger economy. Portuguese debt was downgraded as well.
Apr. 29, 2010from To the Point
Baby boomers will live almost twice as long as previous generations, and older Americans are going to outnumber the young.
Sep. 7, 2009from To the Point
There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.
Jun. 14from Left, Right & Center
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The federal government may have to stand trial for violating the rights of young people.
Jun. 10from To the Point
Susie Linfield traces the history behind what she views as a leftist abandonment of Zionism by Jewish intellectuals such as Noam Chomsky and Hannah Arendt.
May. 31from Scheer Intelligence
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point
In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.
May. 17from Scheer Intelligence
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?