CEPR in the Blogs: October - December 2012

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October - December 2012


America Isn't Big On Vacation
The Daily Beast, December 31, 2012


Noted for December 30, 2012
Grasping Reality with Both Invisible Hands, December 30, 2012


GOP Tries To Cut Social Security Benefits As Part Of Fiscal Cliff Deal
Gothamist, December 30, 2012


Sunday Talking Heads: December 30, 2012
Firedoglake, December 30, 2012


Wonk Blog Forgot Dean Baker
Frankly Curious, December 27, 2012


Ruth Marcus: Let The Elderly Just Eat (Cheaper) Cake!
Crooks and Liars, December 26, 2012


Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread
Crooks and Liars, December 23, 2012


Fiscal Cliff Plan B That Makes No One Happy Fails: Seven And A Half Things To Know
Huffington Post, December 21, 2012


A Deflating Proposal
Democracy in America (The Economist), December 19, 2012


Obama's Grand Bargain May Include Social Security Cuts
Current TV, December 19, 2012


Chained CPI is a Cut. You Either Care About People or You Don't.
Daily Kos, December 19, 2012


Congressman Elijah Cummings on Obama’s Proposed Social Security Cuts: ‘Fundamentally Unfair’
The Daily Change (Progressive Change Campaign Committee, December 19, 2012


Journalists Back on the Chained Gang
FAIR Blog, December 19, 2012


Michigan's Anti-Union Law Alienates Voters
Policy Shop (Demos), December 18, 2012


In Fiscal Cliff Deal, Don’t Chain Grandma to Smaller Social Security Checks
The Nation, December 18, 2012


First Loyalties
The Blog (Huffington Post), December 18, 2012


President Obama: Stay Progressive in the Fiscal Showdown Talks
Next New Deal (Roosevelt Institute), December 18, 2012


Obama’s Historic Assault on Social Security
Black Agenda Report, December 18, 2012


A Real Right to Work
Economix (NY Times), December 17, 2012


U.N.'s Cholera Initiative: Underfunded and Unapolagetic
The Other Side of Paradise (NACLA), December 17, 2012


Anatole France, Chris Christie and the Fiscal Cliff
The Star-Ledger, December 14, 2012


Three Progressive Ways to Reduce Medicare Costs by Billions Without Cutting Anyone's Benefits
The Daily Change (Progressive Change Campaign Committee), December 14, 2012


Media Rely On Inflammatory Rhetoric In Absence Of Real Economic Debate
Media Matters for America, December 14, 2012


The Battle of Indianapolis: Workers Win Gains Despite Right-to-Work Laws
Working (In These Times), December 14, 2012


Nonsense, Nonsense Crisis
Free Exchange (The Economist), December 13, 2012


Preserving Medicare Benefits by Controlling Health Care Costs
Campaign for America's Future, December 13, 2012


Why Labor Union Rights Are a Feminist Issue
Ms. Blog, December 13, 2012


A Thin Post Piece on the Cliff’s Consequences
The Swing States Project (Columbia Journalism Review), December 13, 2012


Does Hugo Chavez Keep Fooling Venezuelans?
FAIR Blog, December 13, 2012


Myths and Facts About "Right-to-Work" Laws
Media Matters for America, December 12, 2012


Unease Over UN Bid to Eradicate Haiti Cholera
Americas (Al Jazeera English), December 12, 2012


Cutting Supplemental Security for Children with Severe Disabilities
Kansas City InfoZine, December 11, 2012


The Distressed Labor Market
Sociological Images, December 11, 2012


NY Times Adopts Right-Wing Framing On "Right-To-Work" Law
Media Matters for America, December 11, 2012


Demography and Productivity
Political Animal (Washington Monthly), December 10, 2012


Some Ways to Cut Medicare Costs Without Hurting Old People
Crooks and Liars, December 10, 2012


Technology or Monopoly Power?
The Conscience of a Liberal (New York Times), December 09, 2012


Buddy, We Can't Spare a Dime
NYTimes eXaminer, December 08, 2012


Macro Trumps Micro
The Conscience of a Liberal (NY Times), December 07, 2012


Why People Are Confused About the Fiscal Cliff
The Conscience of a Liberal (NY Times), December 07, 2012


Great Jobs Numbers? U-7 Says It Ain't Necessarily So
The Rundown (PBS Newshour), December 07, 2012


This Week in Poverty: When Even Santa Can't Get a Job
The Nation, December 07, 2012


Fox Gets "Right-To-Work" Wrong
Media Matters for America, December 07, 2012


Ten Ways to Reduce Inequality Without Raising Tax Rates
Wonkblog (The Washington Post), December 06, 2012


Wall Street Journal Pushes Myths About Wage-Lowering "Right-To-Work" Law
Media Matters for America, December 06, 2012


The Fiscal Ignoramus Factor
The Conscience of a Liberal (New York Times), December 06, 2012


America is not Greece: Low Funding Costs Give U.S. Government Room to Borrow
MacroScope (Reuters), December 05, 2012


"The young will pay more and get less." More Nonsense from Robert Samuelson
Business Insider, December 05, 2012


Barro: RI Came Closer Than Most But Didn’t Fix Pension Problem
WPRI, December 04, 2012


Julian Assange, Erin Burnett and the Battle Over Press Freedom
FAIR Blog, December 04, 2012


Dean Baker Paints a Picture
Frankly Curious, December 02, 2012


Compromise: A Misnomer for Absurdly Unequal Deal to Resolve Budget-Cliff Issues
Investor Village, December 01, 2012


Over Easy
My Firedoglake, November 29, 2012


WH Advisor David Plouffe and Goldman Sachs CEO Agree That Medicare and Medicaid Must be Cut
Daily Kos, November 28, 2012


More About Italy
The Conscience of a Liberal (NY Times), November 28, 2012


Social Security and the National Debt
The Baseline Scenario, November 28, 2012


Who's Afraid of the Fiscal Cliff
AVAAZ, November 28, 2012


Mainstream Media Give Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Cover to Misinform about Social Security
Media Matters for America, November 27, 2012


Dick Durbin Wants to Make a Deal on Social Security
Mother Jones, November 27, 2012


Could the Private Sector Stage a Stimulus Plan?
MacroScope (Reuters), November 26, 2012


Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility Lacking for many U.S. Workers, but Latinos most of all
Daily Kos, November 24, 2012


Several Top Economists Privately Told Obama That He Screwed Up The Recovery In One Major Way
Business Insider, November 23, 2012


A Thanksgiving Reminder that America Alone Doesn’t Guarantee Time Off for Vacations or Holidays
Think Progress, November 22, 2012


Fiscal Cliff & Shared Sacrifice: If You Build It, They Will Come
The View from a Recovering Partisan, November 20, 2012


Apex Predators Eat Hostess Twinkies
The Blog (Huffington Post), November 20, 2012


Hostess Bosses Offered Empty Calories to the Workers
The Progressive Pulse, November 19, 2012


10 Reasons a Carbon Tax is Trickier than you Think
Grist, November 19, 2012


Vulture Capitalism Ate Your Twinkies
The Nation, November 18, 2012


Preserve Benefits: Cut Gouging and Inequities
Litchfield County Times, November 18, 2012


This Week in Poverty: The Fiscal Cliff and the Janitors Who Are Already on It
The Nation, November 16, 2012


Carbon Taxes, Income Taxes, and Distributional Effects
Firedoglake, November 15, 2012


A Dart to Yahoo Finance
The Swing States Project (Columbia Journalism Review), November 12, 2012


Sunday Shows Ignore the Most Important Economic Issue: Jobs
Media Matters for America, November 11, 2012


The Battle For Obama’s Soul
Firedoglake, November 08, 2012


A Sensible Grand Bargain Addresses Climate Change
Moneybox (Slate), November 08, 2012


President Obama Reelected—But Where Is the Pathway to Good Jobs?
Firedoglake, November 07, 2012


President Obama Reelected - But Where Is the Pathway to Good Jobs?
The Century Foundation, November 07, 2012


Rauh Resurfaces; Refocuses on “Costs” of Unfunded Liabilities
National Council on Teacher Retirement, November 06, 2012


5 Reasons U.S. Wages Arent's Rising
The Motley Fool, November 06, 2012


Copyrights and Free Market Pricing
Business Insider, November 06, 2012


‘Planet Money’ fake candidate gets my vote
The Maine Campus, November 05, 2012


What U.S. Voters Can Learn from Venezuela’s Election
Manufacturing Contempt (NACLA), November 05, 2012


Medicare: Battleground of the Bogus Deficit Debate
Campaign for America's Future, October 31, 2012


Of Groupthink, Financial Bubbles, and Lance Armstrong
The Blog (Huffington Post), October 31, 2012


The ‘Downright Dangerous’ Paul Krugman
The Audit (Columbia Journalism Review), October 30, 2012


The New Physiocrats
The Conscience of a Liberal (New York Times), October 27, 2012


Why Won't President Obama Stand Up for Social Security?
The Exchange (Yahoo! Finance), October 25, 2012


Christina Romer Takes an Honest Look at the Stimulus
Firedoglake, October 22, 2012


The Vortex of Stupidity, Also known as Washington, DC
Firedoglake, October 22, 2012


The Failure of the Liberal Idea Machine
Political Animal (Washington Monthly), October 21, 2012


2 Social Security Plans and Inequality: Black Coffee and Stale Bread
Firedoglake, October 21, 2012


The Financial Industry and Financial Crises
The Conscience of a Liberal (New York Times), October 20, 2012


David Brooks Is No Green Truth Vigilante
Media Matters for America, October 19, 2012


Debunking David Brooks’ Sad Green Fairy Tale
Think Progress, October 19, 2012


Venezuela's Chávez Wins Fourth Term
Council on Foreign Relations, October 17, 2012


A Banner Year for Women? Winning Is About More Than Numbers
The Blog (Huffington Post), October 17, 2012


If Deficits Are So Bad, Shouldn't We Be Celebrating the Coming 'Fiscal Cliff'?
The Blog (Huffington Post), October 17, 2012


Tuesdays with Andrew
The Audit (Columbia Journalism Review), October 16, 2012


Still no Straight Answers on Social Security
Salon, October 13, 2012


Biden-Ryan Debate: Liberal Economists React
Huffington Post, October 12, 2012


Joe Biden on Social Security: Debate Answer Gets Mixed Reviews, Some Call Question 'Outrageous'
Huffington Post, October 12, 2012


Further Reading
Alphaville (FT), October 11, 2012


Mr. President: Tweak This!
The Blog (The Huffington Post), October 10, 2012


Venezuela Reelects Hugo Chavez, Continues Trend of Leftist Governments in South America
Think Tanked (Washington Post), October 08, 2012


If You Want to Fix the Economy, You Need to Know What's Broken
Mother Jones, October 08, 2012


New York Times Coverage of Venezuelan Election Was Poor
NYTimes eXaminer, October 08, 2012


A Hall of Shame for Venezuelan Elections Coverage
Manufacturing Contempt (NACLA), October 08, 2012


Republicans, Here's How to Complain About the Jobs Report Without Conspiracy Theories
George Zornick (The Nation), October 05, 2012


Republicans, Democrats, and Jobs
Common Dreams, October 05, 2012


What Went Down at the WTO Public Forum in Geneva?
Eyes on Trade (Public Citizen), October 05, 2012


Job Spike Mostly Part-timers, Home-Based Jobs
Media Research Center, October 05, 2012


Answering Debt Questions At Presidential Debate, Obama 'Paying The Price' For Earlier Mistakes
Huffington Post, October 04, 2012


The Trillion-Dollar Deficit: Eight Reasons Why We Shouldn't Sweat It
Huffington Post, October 03, 2012