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CEPR in the News: July - September 2013


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July - September 2013

TPP Protestors Scale Trade Building To Bring Attention to Secretive Deal
The Real News, September 30, 2013

A Government Shutdown Could Hurt Economy More Now than it Did in 1995
Chicago Tribune, September 30, 2013

Coming Soon? An Occupy Wall Street Debit Card
The New York Times, September 30, 2013

Honduras Under Siege
American Enterprise Institute, September 30, 2013

Thank the GOP for the Shutdown and Holding the Economy Hostage
The Guardian, September 30, 2013

Long-Term Unemployment is Indeed a Catastrophe but it's a Microeconomic One, Not Macro
Forbes, September 29, 2013

Quitting for Obamacare: Trapped Workers May Seek Relief in New Health Exchanges
NBC News, September 29, 2013

Can Dating Site eHarmony Match You up with a Job?
Chicago Tribune, September 29, 2013

New Jersey Minimum Wage Ballot Fight Heats Up
The Record, September 29, 2013

Government Is Largely Responsible for Soaring Inequality
Zero Hedge, September 28, 2013

Great Recession Pummeled Baby Boomers
Kansas City Star, September 28, 2013

TPP a Trojan Horse
Asia Times, September 27, 2013

Woodloch Pines Family Resort Gets Physical
BizWire Express, September 27, 2013

Was Ted Kennedy a Terrorist?
The Wall Street Journal, September 27, 2013

US Inequality Is Simply a Function of Political Power
Common Dreams, September 27, 2013

NALC President Rolando Explains to Senate Why S. 1486 Would Be Damaging to USPS
National Association of Letter Carriers, September 27, 2013

Progressive Economist Dean Baker Says Obamacare is Better Than You Think
Uprising Radio, September 26, 2013

5 Ways Your Job Will – and Won't – Be Affected by Obamacare
U.S. News and World Report, September 26, 2013

Justice and Reparations!: Haiti's Cholera Victims Demand Accountability at UN
Common Dreams, September 26, 2013

The Robots Are Coming - Now What?
The Huffington Post, September 26, 2013

A Corporate Coup of a Different Order: The Growing Resistance to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Toward Freedom, September 26, 2013

Looting the Pension Funds
Rolling Stone, September 26, 2013

Trade Reports Offer Competing Data
Roll Call, September 25, 2013

Right-Wingers are Full of it on Inflation!: Q&A with Dean Baker
Salon, September 25, 2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Nation's First $10 State Minimum Wage into Law
YubaNet, September 25, 2013

Obamacare Premiums Look Good, But Medicare-For-All Would Be Better
Common Dreams, September 25, 2013

Why You're a Lot Better Off with Obamacare Than You Might Think
AlterNet, September 25, 2013

NSA Spying Draws Fire in the US Senate and the United Nations
Left Voices, September 25, 2013

What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy
Truthout, September 24, 2013

Second Senate Hearing on Postal Reform Set for Thursday
Direct Marketing News, September 24, 2013

Add It Up: The Average American Family Pays $6,000 a Year in Subsidies to Big Business
Common Dreams, September 23, 2013

Protesters Take Over US Trade Rep Building, Expose Secret Negotiations
Truthout, September 23, 2013

TISA: One More Sinister International Trade Agreement?
Voice of Russia, September 23, 2013

Deconstructing Billly Long's GOP Boilerplate
Show Me Progress, September 21, 2013

Viewpoint: Misinformation Being Spread on ACA
The Herald Bulletin, September 21, 2013

Robin Hood Activists Take Aim at Wall Street
Inter Press Service, September 21, 2013

Steal From the Rich, Give to the Middle Class
In These Times, September 20, 2013

Writing a Neutral Story About Something So Heartless As the Food Stamp Vote Is Not Good Journalism
The Huffington Post, September 20, 2013

Consensus on Census: America's Stuck in Reverse
The Huffington Post, September 20, 2013

Internal 'Civil War' Has Not Slowed GOP's Assault on US Economy
Common Dreams, September 20, 2013

Millions Find that Aging Has its Privileges
Dallas News, September 20, 2013

The War on Whistleblowers and Journalism
The Guardian, September 19, 2013

Can Bill de Blasio Fix New York’s Income Inequality?
The Daily Beast, September 18, 2013

Economic Watch: Home Starts Up, Building Permits Down
Trucking Info, September 18, 2013

6 Things You Need to Know About the Woman Who May Soon Be the Most Powerful Economist on Earth
AlterNet, September 18, 2013

Dow, S&P Rocket to New Records on Fed Decision
CBS News, September 18, 2013

The Real Terror: How Lehman's Failure was Leveraged to Kill the People's Future
Pacific Free Press, September 18, 2013

NYC Mayor: Bill & Hillary Clinton Endorse Bill de Blasio (D)
Daily Kos, September 18, 2013

Proposed Global Accord Called a Disaster for Public Services
IPS, September 17, 2013

Right-Wing Media's Attacks on Poverty Out of Touch with Reality
Media Matters, September 17, 2013

5th Anniversary of Financial Crisis, Obama Trumpeting Success
CCTV News, September 17, 2013

Study: Mega-Trade Deal Would Make Most Americans Poorer
Moyers and Company, September 17, 2013

Gap in U.S. Employment Rates Between Rich, Poor at Widest Levels in Years
Associated Press, September 16, 2013

Inflation: Could a Little More Be Good for the Economy?
Marketplace (American Public Media), September 16, 2013

Why Obama Should Stop Congratulating Himself on America's Economic Progress
AlterNet, September 16, 2013

Five Years Later, a Distracted President Struggles with the Economy
CNN, September 16, 2013

The Larry Summers Flop: More Proof Obama is Getting Bad Economic Advice
The Guardian, September 16, 2013

Soledad O'Brien in Haiti: Many Rebuild on Their Own After Quake
America Tonight (Al Jazeera America), September 16, 2013

Linda Chavez Commentary: D.C. Mayor Right to Veto Bill That Would Harm Workers
The Columbus Dispatch, September 15, 2013

Michael Meeropol: An Economic Model That “Predicts” Events Like The Financial Crisis of 2008
WAMC, September 15, 2013

Columbia Businesses Say Higher Wages Would Mean Higher Prices
Connect MidMissouri, September 14, 2013

Linda Valdez: The Real Price of That Fast-Food Burger
Livingston Daily, September 14, 2013

Flipping the Stereotype
Winnipeg Free Press, September 14, 2013

Politics in Washington Could Disrupt the Economy
Washington Examiner, September 13, 2013

Living Wage Bills Hurt Everyone
Jewish World Review, September 13, 2013

California Set to Increase Minimum Wage to $10 an Hour
Common Dreams, September 13, 2013

WSJ Hypes Misleading Claim On Jobs And D.C. Living Wage Bill
Media Matters, September 13, 2013

Living Wage Bills Hurt Everyone
Center for Equal Opportunity, September 13, 2013

Morning Six-Pack: What We're Reading Friday
CNBC, September 13, 2013

Ag Leaders Have Mixed Reaction to Minimum-Wage Hike
The Fresno Bee, September 13, 2013

Secondary Sources: Wealth-building, Dollar, Gold
Zimbo, September 13, 2013

Interview with David Rosnick on the TPP and U.S. Wages
A Public Affair (WORT 89.9 FM, Madison, WI), September 13, 2013

Stepping Ahead of Congress, California Leads Growing Number of States Poised to Raise Minimum Wage to at Least $10 Per Hour
YubaNet, September 12, 2013

Minimum Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Overdue
South Florida Times, September 12, 2013

The Rising Income Gap: Is It All That Bad?
KUOW.org, September 12, 2013

Employment: Trending Down
Bullfax, September 12, 2013

The Roundup for September 12th, 2013
Firedoglake, September 12, 2013

Report: New Trade Pact Will Hurt U.S. Wages
CBS MoneyWatch, September 11, 2013

Black Workers Would Benefit from Minimum Wage Hike
The Los Angeles Sentinel, September 11, 2013

SeaWorld San Diego to Limit Part-Time Hours
NBC San Diego, September 11, 2013

Interview with David Rosnick on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Rick Smith Show, September 11, 2013

The Nation, September 11, 2013

AFL-CIO Eyes Campaign to Challenge TPP
Law 360, September 11, 2013

Black Workers Would Benefit From Minimum Wage Hike - Report
Atlanta Daily World, September 10, 2013

Secretive Free Trade Agreement Puts Climate, Public Health at Risk
Common Dreams, September 10, 2013

AFL-CIO Courts Sierra Club Despite Keystone Disagreement
Bloomberg, September 09, 2013

The Economic Stagnation Named ‘Recovery’
Canada Free Press, September 09, 2013

The Larry Summers Confirmation Hearing Would be a Presidential Nightmare
Nation of Change, September 09, 2013

The Summers-Obama Bromance Explained
CNN Money, September 09, 2013

Menos piedras en el camino para ex convictos en Illinois
La Raza, September 09, 2013

Our Triple Jobs Problem
Dollars and Sense, September 08, 2013

Fast-Food Condemnation
The Economist, September 07, 2013

Jobs Picture Stays Muddled
The Intelligencer, September 07, 2013

Saving Jobs in Hard Times
Oak Hill Herndon Connection, September 06, 2013

Why are There So Many Bad Jobs?
MSN, September 06, 2013

Weak US Jobs Report Still Leaves Fed Taper on Track
Agence France-Presse, September 06, 2013

Wal-Mart Could Benefit From Minimum-Wage Increase
Moneynews, September 06, 2013

Controversial Group Claims California Has Highest Marginal Tax Rate
Sacramento Business Journal, September 06, 2013

Fed Poised to Taper Despite Weak US Jobs Report
Agence France-Presse, September 06, 2013

Muddled US Jobs Picture to Weigh on Fed Decision
Associated Press, September 06, 2013

New Data Shows Weak US Job Growth
Aljazeera, September 06, 2013

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Syria (Mark joins interview at 8:20)
Living Room (KFPA 94.1 FM Berkeley, CA), September 06, 2013

Muddled US Jobs Picture Likely to Complicate Fed Decision on Bond-Buying Program
Newser, September 06, 2013

New Head of WTO, Brazil’s Robert Azevedo, Faces Range of Development Issues as First Latin American in Post
Free Speech Radio News, September 06, 2013

Here’s How You Fix the Sluggish Job Market: Dean Baker
Yahoo! Finance, September 05, 2013

It's OK to be an Older Worker – as Long as You Don't Lose Your Job
NBC News, September 05, 2013

Economics Of War: How Much Could Military Intervention In Syria Cost?
KUOW, September 05, 2013

Economist Mark Zandi Debunks Myth That Obamacare Is Hurting Full-Time Work
Media Matters, September 05, 2013

Think Again: Labor for a Day, Capital for the Rest of the Year
Center for American Progress, September 05, 2013

How the Syrian Chemical Attacks Were Delivered; What is on the G-20 Summit Agenda; The Kingmaker Rupert Murdoch Shames Australia's Election
Background Briefing, September 05, 2013

'No-Vacation Nation' Rethinking Paid Time Off
Society for Human Resource Management, September 05, 2013

Nose to the Grindstone
Boise Weekly, September 04, 2013

Health-Care-Law Opposition Short on Facts
The Columbus Dispatch, September 04, 2013

Raise the Minimum Wage
Daily Collegian, September 04, 2013

Detroit Favors Wall Street Over Workers' Pensions: Dean Baker
Yahoo! Finance, September 04, 2013

Forget the Lunch - How About a Free Holiday?
The Times, September 04, 2013

SA Must Look to ‘Pragmatic Industrial Policy’ to Foster Growth
Business Day Live, September 04, 2013

Summit Teaches OH Ex-Inmates Job Interview Skills
The Associated Press, September 04, 2013

Walmart Could Actually Benefit From Minimum-Wage Hike
Huffington Post, September 04, 2013

Why Fast Food Strikes and Proposed Wage Increases Don't Matter
Market Realist, September 04, 2013

S&P Says U.S. Lawsuit is Based in Bitterness
Marketplace, September 04, 2013

Yes, $15 an Hour
AFL-CIO, September 04, 2013

National Security Agency Spied on Brazil, Mexico
The Voice of Russia, September 04, 2013

Ranks of Part-Time Workers Still High; Obamacare Not to Blame, Experts Say
The Cleveland Plain Dealer, September 03, 2013

Our Opinion: You Want Fries With Your Indentured Servitude?
Brattleboro Reformer, September 03, 2013

Fed Taper Talk Tackles ‘Incipient’ Housing Bubbles
Yahoo! Finance, September 03, 2013

Debt Ceiling's Impact on Stocks
CNBC, September 03, 2013

Take Some Time Off to Digest These Stats
Pocono Record, September 02, 2013

9 Ways We're Better Off Now Than We Were On The First Labor Day (And 5 Ways We're Not)
Huffington Post, September 02, 2013

What We Talk About When We Talk About Labor
Slate, September 02, 2013

WSJ Misreports Demographics Of Minimum Wage Workers
Forbes, September 02, 2013

Why Isn't Every Monday Like Labor Day?
Huffington Post, September 02, 2013

Youths Hit Hard as Older Workers Claim Most New Jobs
The Denver Post, September 01, 2013

The Absurdity Of A $15 Minimum Wage
Forbes, September 01, 2013

The Income Solution to Slow Private Sector Job Growth
Nation of Change, September 01, 2013

Young, Old Poles Apart in Shrinking Workforce
Denver Post, September 01, 2013

Ginnie Graham: U.S. Workers Deserve to Take Time Off
Tulsa World, August 31, 2013

Did You Know? Austria Tops in Vacation Time
Orange County Register, August 31, 2013

Knox: Still Time to Make Most of Summer
Kamloops Daily News, August 30, 2013

This Labor Day, Much of America Will Be . . . Laboring
TIME, August 30, 2013

Larry Summers Is 'The Great Unifier' -- Of People Who Oppose Larry Summers
Huffington Post, August 30, 2013

Join the Campaign to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage
Jewish Exponent, August 30, 2013

Raising the Minimum Wage: Good Ethics and Good Economics
Huffington Post, August 30, 2013

Fast-Food Workers Stage Strikes in 60 US Cities
The Guardian, August 30, 2013

Labor Leaders Back Yellen for Fed Chief on Employment Policy
Telegram, August 29, 2013

Fast-Food Workers Continue Fight Against Low Wages: 'This is Our Right'
The Guardian, August 29, 2013

Illinois Lawmaker Supports Striking McDonald’s Workers
Chicago Press Release Services, August 29, 2013

Columbus Dispatch Hypes Obamacare Myths To Attack Program
Media Matters for America, August 29, 2013

Letter: Wage-Hike Response
Heritage Newspapers, August 29, 2013

Retail Group Slams Worker Protests as 'Orchestrated Theater'
The Hill, August 29, 2013

Largest Fast Food Strike Ever Today: 58 Cities will be Affected
Salon, August 29, 2013

The Consequences of Raising the Minimum Wage
The Seattle Times, August 29, 2013

Fast Food Strikers Should Blame Obama And Get Real Jobs, Says Conservative Twitter Echo Chamber
International Business Time, August 29, 2013

Fast-Food Workers To Stage Nationwide Strikes For $15/Hour Minimum Wage, Right To Organize
International Business Time, August 29, 2013

Fast Food Workers Strike, Demand Better Wages
NBC Latino, August 29, 2013

Fast Food Strike: Of Walk Outs and Drive-Throughs
Marketplace, August 29, 2013

Fast Food Workers Continue Fight Against Poverty Wages
Truthdig, August 29, 2013

Editorial: Jobs and Freedom
The Gainesville Sun, August 28, 2013

Summit Focuses on Jobs for Ex-Inmates
The Columbus Dispatch, August 28, 2013

Starbucks CEO: Affordable Care Act No Excuse to Cut Benefits
Triple Pundit, August 28, 2013

From 1963 to 2013: NPQ’s Economic Progress Quiz
Nonprofit Quarterly, August 28, 2013

Editorial: A Part of the Dream Unfulfilled
Ocala Star Banner, August 28, 2013

Obamacare Doesn't Seem to be Driving Part-Time Employment
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 28, 2013

Latin America, UN Remain Supportive of Haiti Peacekeepers
Miami Herald, August 28, 2013

US 'Vultures' Shake Up the World of Sovereign Debt
Agence France-Presse, August 27, 2013

Ruddy Roye from Jamaica: The Hardest Time We Have Ever Had To Go Through
BagNews, August 27, 2013

Op-Ed: Join Campaign to Raise Federal Minimum Wage
St. Louis Jewish Light, August 27, 2013

Fast-Food Worker Protests Swell in Bay Area
Contra Costa Times, August 27, 2013

Finding Hidden Treasures: Both Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities are Valuable Commodities
Credit Union Magazine, August 26, 2013

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Hurt Workers
PolicyMic, August 26, 2013

New Evidence of NSA Spying on UN and EU is “Really Damning” – Expert
The Voice of Russia, August 26, 2013

A Dream Deferred: The Minimum Wage Was Higher in 1963 Than It Is Today
Huffington Post, August 26, 2013

Long-Term Unemployed Baby Boomers in 2013
The Economic Populist, August 26, 2013

‘March on Washington’ was about freedom — and jobs
Miami Herald, August 24, 2013

Southern California Renters Have an Edge Over Home Buyers
Los Angeles Times, August 24, 2013

Letter: Facts Prove Job-Killing Claims False
The Herald Bulletin, August 23, 2013

Strike While the Fryer is Hot
The News, August 23, 2013

Obama Destroys the Middle-Class
The Market Oracle, August 23, 2013

Obama Moves Closer to Trade Deal Sellout of America
All Voices, August 22, 2013

New Yorkers Lose Homes to the Homeless, a Bright Spot for Detroit, and the Key to Increasing Home Values
Governing, August 22, 2013

Voter Support for Work-Family Solutions Builds
Family Values at Work, August 22, 2013

When the Roof Comes Down
South Boston News & Record, August 21, 2013

Mandatory Paid Vacation Laws Are No Free Lunch
Forbes, August 21, 2013

Wages and Unemployment
The Southeast Missourian, August 20, 2013

How Low Can You Get: The Minimum Wage Scam
The Guardian, August 20, 2013

Americans Working More, Relaxing Less than Their Peers
The Baltimore Sun, August 20, 2013

Is Detroit Bankruptcy a Result of Liberal Governance?
All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC), August 20, 2013

Surviving on a McDonald's Wage
Yahoo! Voices, August 20, 2013

Americans Working More, Relaxing Less Than Their Peers
The Baltimore Sun, August 20, 2013

Are Vacations Worth It?
MinnPost, August 19, 2013

Do U.S. Employees Take Enough Vacation Days?
Care2, August 19, 2013

U.S. Haiti Earthquake Relief Effort
Blouin News, August 19, 2013

$75 For Ice Cubes? The Absurd Things Rich People Are Blowing Their Cash on
AlterNet, August 18, 2013

Morgan Housel: 3 Stories Get Blown Way Out of Proportion
The Herald-Zeitung, August 17, 2013

Haiti “Reconstruction”: Luxury Hotels, Sweat Shops and Deregulation for the Foreign Corporate Elite
Global Research, August 16, 2013

A Collision Course of High Rents and Low Minimum Wage
VC Reporter, August 15, 2013

Fast-food Workers More Often Adults than Teens, Analysis Shows
The Plain Dealer, August 15, 2013

Moody's Method to Chicago's Madness
Crain's Chicago Business, August 15, 2013

Social Security Act Turns 78
The Real News, August 14, 2013

New Drug Sentencing Policy a Positive Step
Brown University, August 14, 2013

ALEC's Unwelcome Party in Chicago
Truthout, August 14, 2013

Why We Should Raise the National Minimum Wage
IVN.us, August 14, 2013

McDuped: Why American Fast Food Chains Are Exploiting Their Workers
Aljazeera, August 13, 2013

U.S. The Only Advanced Economy That Does Not Require Employers To Provide Paid Vacation Time, Report Says
Forbes, August 13, 2013

Unpaid Senate Intern Uses Crowdfunding To Subsidize Internship
Think Progress, August 13, 2013

Why More Vacation Doesn't Always Mean Happier Workers
The Atlantic, August 13, 2013

The Pay is Too Damn Low
The New Yorker, August 12, 2013

Audit Notes: Another Obama Fraud Stat Unravels, Doctor Cartel, NYT
Columbia Journalism Review, August 12, 2013

The Smart Boys: Larry Summers and Jeff Bezos
Truthout, August 12, 2013

Opponents of Minimum Wage Need to Examine Reality
Digital Journal, August 11, 2013

Washington Post Misleading Readers About Bezos, Think Tank Says
Market Watch (The Wall Street Journal), August 11, 2013

RIP Fannie and Freddie?
MSNBC.com, August 11, 2013

Robert Koehler: U.S. media fails to see its mission
Anchorage Daily News, August 11, 2013

U.S. Media Fails to See Its Mission
Anchorage Daily News, August 11, 2013

Wage War
New York Post, August 10, 2013

Higher Wages Won’t Increase Unemployment!
Salon, August 10, 2013

In Housing Finance Overhaul, All Eyes Focused on 30-year Fixed Mortgage
The Hill, August 10, 2013

Consumer Borrowing Surges, But Debt on Credit Cards Falls
The Mercury, August 10, 2013

The Syllabus: What You Need to Know for the August 11 ‘MHP’
MSNBC.com, August 10, 2013

Is Obamacare Forcing More Part-Time Jobs? Depends Who You Ask
Wall Street Cheat Sheet, August 10, 2013

Papantonio: The Disastrous Larry Summers For Fed Chair? Interview with Dean Baker
Ring of Fire, August 10, 2013

Beneath The Surface w/Suzi Weissman
90.7 KPFK, August 10, 2013

Should Fast Food Workers Be Paid a Higher Wage?
89.3 KPCC, August 09, 2013

Calif. Lawmakers Advance Bill Expanding Paid Family Leave
Law360, August 08, 2013

Nobody Likes the 30-Hour Rule. So Why Can't We Fix It?
Mother Jones, August 08, 2013

Reading the Tea Leaves of Consumer Credit Data
The Washington Post, August 08, 2013

What is Driving Changes in the Job Market?
CBS MoneyWatch, August 08, 2013

Who Actually Holds a McJob? The Answer in One Chart
The Washington Post, August 08, 2013

Spectator Wars
Chicago Tribune, August 08, 2013

Do Fast-Food Workers Need a Pay Raise?
International Business Times, August 08, 2013

Insurers Get Shot at $3 Trillion in Hatch’s Pension Plan
Bloomberg, August 07, 2013

Housing is Fundamental for a People's Economic Recovery
Truthout, August 07, 2013

Up Front Interview with Dean Baker on Obama and Housing (Dean joins interview at 9:50)
Up Front (KPFA 94.1 FM), August 07, 2013

Fast-Food Fight
The New York Times, August 07, 2013

Democratizing the Fed with Dean Baker and Inspecting Obama's Housing Plan
The Prime Interest (RT), August 07, 2013

To Be Fitter, Happier, More Productive, Take a Break
Deseret News, August 07, 2013

Obama's Plan for Fannie and Freddie Just Repeats Old Mistakes A Home for Every American Family? No!
New Republic, August 07, 2013

Fox Accuses Obama Of Rebuilding Housing Bubble
Media Matters, August 07, 2013

Forget the Stereotype of Teenage Burger Flippers
MSN Money, August 07, 2013

Housing Is Fundamental for a People's Economic Recovery
Truthout, August 07, 2013

Is Obama Further Privatizing Housing Market?
Institute for Public Accuracy, August 07, 2013

More than a Quarter of Fast-Food Workers are Raising a Child
The Atlantic, August 06, 2013

Obama Outlines Plan for ‘Responsibility’ in Housing
MSNBC, August 06, 2013

Why You Need a Real Vacation
CNNMoney, August 06, 2013

The Economy-Sapping Bribery Underlying the 'Buy America' Movement
Forbes, August 06, 2013

Obama Tries to Boost Housing Market, But Is It Too Late?
The Washington Examiner, August 06, 2013

GM Economist Debunks Talk That the Younger Set Doesn't Like Cars
The Detroit News, August 06, 2013

What should the minimum wage be?
The Week, August 06, 2013

Why You Need a Real Vacation
CNN Money, August 06, 2013

Venezuela: Maduro Marks Gains, Pushes Greater Popular Power
Green Left Weekly, August 06, 2013

Nightly Business Report -- August 6, 2013
CNBC, August 06, 2013

Higher Costs For Consumers With No Fannie & Freddie: Baker
Nightly Business Report, August 06, 2013

Mainstream Media Finally Waking Up to the Reality of American Foreign Policy
PolicyMic, August 05, 2013

Don't Think About Buying a Home in these 5 Cities
MAINst, August 05, 2013

Rising Latinos!
Cross Talk (RT), August 04, 2013

Eternal Memory of a Real Leader
The Nation, August 04, 2013

Game Changer of an Envoy in RP
The Daily Tribune (Philippines), August 03, 2013

The Right is Wrong: Obamacare isn’t Killing Jobs
MSNBC, August 03, 2013

The McDonald's Wage War is a Question of Human Rights
PolicyMic, August 03, 2013

Summers Leaving Government Post Saw Wealth Surge to $17 Million
Bloomberg Businessweek, August 02, 2013

7%-plus: The New Abnormal
CNN, August 02, 2013

Larry Summers is Also Bad at Crisis Management
Huffington Post, August 02, 2013

Noam Chomsky: "Bradley Manning Should be Regarded as a Hero"
Truthout, August 02, 2013

Le Shocking: France is One of the Most Productive Countries in the World
KUOW (94.9 FM Seattle News & Information), August 02, 2013

The United States is Last Among Advanced Countries in Paid Vacations and Holidays
Pacific Standard, August 02, 2013

The Fight for a “Living Wage”
NBC Latino, August 02, 2013

Report: Fox's Month of Inaccurate Minimum Wage Coverage
Media Matters for America, August 02, 2013

World's Most Paid Vacation Days: Europe Guarantees Most Paid Leave for Workers
Huffington Post, August 02, 2013

Will Jobs Numbers Impact Fed's Bond Buying?
BloombergTV, August 02, 2013

Job Market Impact on Consumer Spending
BloombergTV, August 02, 2013

Job Growth Slowed in July
CBS MoneyWatch, August 02, 2013

What Would Happen if Retailers Paid Higher Starting Wages?
RetailWire.com, August 02, 2013

Interview With John Schmitt on CNN
CNN, August 02, 2013

World's Most Paid Vacation Days: Europe Guarantees Most Paid Leave For Workers
Huffington Post, August 02, 2013

Will Jobs Numbers Impact Fed's Bond Buying?
Bloomberg TV, August 02, 2013

How Much Would Big Macs Cost if McDonald’s Paid $15 an Hour?
MoneyTalksNews.com, August 01, 2013

Right-Wing Media Promote Minimum Wage Mobility Fantasy
Media Matters, August 01, 2013

Six of Janet Yellen or Half-Dozen of Larry Summers?
Bloomberg View, August 01, 2013

Hey, America: Entertainment Just Made You Hundreds of Dollars Richer
TIME, August 01, 2013

New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage
WebProNews, August 01, 2013

Is Manufacturing Growth Creating 'Decent Wage' Jobs?
Marketplace, August 01, 2013

Larry Summers, Janet Yellen And The Fractious Debate Over the Next Fed Chair
Huffington Post, August 01, 2013

Disgraced Subprime Mortgage Managers Acquire Top Jobs on Wall Street
The Guardian Express, August 01, 2013

Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
Worchester Telegram & Gazette, July 31, 2013

Making Ends Meet on Minimum Wages
AFRO, July 31, 2013

Postscript to: ‘Economic Recovery by Statistical Manipulation’
Progressive Radio Network, July 31, 2013

The Ingredients for a Perfect Vacation
The Jackson Sun, July 31, 2013

Jobs Lost to Obamacare are Greatly Exaggerated
Medical Daily, July 31, 2013

Economics for the 99% End of Satire: Larry Summers for Head of the Fed
The Real News, July 31, 2013

Yellen Gains Allies for Top Job at Fed
Los Angeles Times, July 31, 2013

Wage Wars
The Free Lance-Star, July 30, 2013

Families Weakened by Economic Forces
Standard-Examiner, July 30, 2013

Is Health Reform Holding Back Restaurant Employment? Here's Something to Chew On.
Portland Business Journal, July 30, 2013

Top Place in the Country to Buy a House is Unthinkable
Main St., July 29, 2013

Cruel Arithmetic and President Obama's Big Speech
Truthout, July 29, 2013

American Biotech Pushes for Fewer Europe Barriers
Market Watch (The Wall Street Journal), July 29, 2013

Is Obamacare a "Job-killer"?
KTAR, July 29, 2013

Errors in McDonald's Wage Analysis
Huffington Post, July 29, 2013

Washington and Big Box Retailers in High Stakes Showdown
NBC News, July 28, 2013

Dean Baker on Fareed Zakaria GPS
CNN, July 28, 2013

On the News With Thom Hartmann: Department of Justice Attempts to Use the Courts to Uphold Voting Rights
Truthout, July 27, 2013

Is Obamacare a Job-killer?
Money Watch (CBS), July 26, 2013

Are Companies Bluffing on Health Benefits?
CFO, July 26, 2013

Research Roundup: Even Parents With A Pediatrician Often Choose Retail Clinics
Kaiser Health News, July 26, 2013

US Embassy, DEA Obstructing Investigation Into Drug War Killings in Honduras
Truthout, July 26, 2013

Why Progressives Hate the Idea of Larry Summers for Fed Chair
MSNBC.com, July 26, 2013

AFL-CIO Seeks Answers in Crisis
The Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2013

3 Reasons Why 'Good Jobs' are Vanishing
AOL Jobs, July 25, 2013

Few Employers Have Cut Workers’ Hours Due to Obamacare
Black Enterprise, July 25, 2013

Walmart’s Argument Against Paying More Doesn’t Impress Everyone
Money Talks News, July 25, 2013

Is Obamacare a 'Job-killer'?
Deseret News, July 25, 2013

Obamacare a jobs killer? Not so fast, says a new report
Portland Business Journal, July 25, 2013

A Change in Calculation on Unfunded Liabilities, or Change of Heart?
Roll Call, July 24, 2013

Obamacare Won't Slash Workers' Hours, Report Finds
NBC News , July 24, 2013

I Only Take Vacations Alone
Slate, July 24, 2013

Felons Need Not Apply
LEO Weekly, July 24, 2013

It’s Been 4 Years Since The Last Minimum Wage Increase
Njtoday.net, July 24, 2013

IMF’s Lagarde Drops Proposal to Back Argentina in Debt Case
Bloomberg, July 24, 2013

New Hospital in Haiti Proves That Aid Done Right Can Change Lives
Tampa Bay Times, July 24, 2013

Pension Deficits Get Renewed Scrutiny Post-Detroit Filing
Bloomberg, July 23, 2013

Are Middle Class Protests Fallout from Poverty Alleviation?
Nation of Change, July 22, 2013

Raising the Minimum Wage: A Good Idea?
Rapid City Journal, July 22, 2013

Top Links: When the ‘Detroit as America’ Metaphor Does — and Does Not — Work
MSNBC, July 22, 2013

Majority of 'Ohio Miracle' Jobs Pay Less than $15-hour, Big Data Shows
Examiner.com, July 22, 2013

Nations with More Mandated Paid Time Off than the United States
Deseret News, July 21, 2013

A Public Affair Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Snowden, Ecuador, and the Media (Mark joins interview at 6:40)
WORT 89.9FM (Madison Wisconsin), July 19, 2013

Our View: We'll Take Our Vacation if You Take Yours
Rockford Register Star, July 18, 2013

Detroit, Tip of a Vast Pensions Liability Iceberg
The Guardian, July 18, 2013

The Summers or Geithner Nightmare: James Saft
Reuters, July 18, 2013

Many Workers Leave Some Vacation Time Unused
Daily Chronicle, July 17, 2013

Does Freedom Boost Economy?
The Westerly Sun, July 17, 2013

Are Middle Class Protests Fallout from Poverty Alleviation?
Inter Press Service, July 17, 2013

No, Slate, Progressives Haven't Abandoned Economic Liberalism
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, and Trees, July 16, 2013

McDonald’s Budget Journal More Proof that Minimum Wage Isn’t Enough
Next City, July 16, 2013

Interview with Janelle Jones About Her Report, “Has Education Paid Off for Black Workers?”
Ask, Talk, Listen, July 15, 2013

Beyond Debt and Growth: An Interview with Robert Pollin
Dollars & Sense, July 15, 2013

Interview with Dean Baker on the State of the Economy
Stand Up! With Pete Dominick, July 13, 2013

Beyond Debt and Growth: An Interview With Robert Pollin
Truthout, July 13, 2013

Punting on Obamacare
Your Money (CNN), July 13, 2013

How Ex-cons Add Billions to Food Stamp Costs
MSN Money, July 12, 2013

Dealing with Time Away from Work
Today's News-Herald, July 12, 2013

Americans Are Warming Again to Unions. Will the Relationship Last?
Time, July 12, 2013

4 Bogus Claims About Why Walmart Can’t Pay a Living Wage
Co.EXIST, July 12, 2013

Mark Weisbrot on The Voice of Russia
The Voice of Russia, July 12, 2013

Employment Discrimination Pushes Felons onto Food Stamp Rolls, Increasing Program's Costs
Huffington Post, July 11, 2013

Putting a Living Wage on the Menu
Real Change, July 10, 2013

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Snowden and Latin America (Mark joins the interview at 22:36)
Sojourner Truth (KPFK Radio), July 10, 2013

Trade Pact with Europe Might Gain Us Two Months of GDP by 2027
Mother Jones, July 09, 2013

The Dead Weight of Sluggish Global Growth
Financial Sense, July 09, 2013

USA Only Big Economy Without Paid Vacation Guarantee
Positions and Promotions, July 09, 2013

Fast-food Workers Echo 'Occupy' Spirit
iHaveNet.com, July 08, 2013

Will Fed 'Pull the Rug Out' from Markets?
CNBC, July 08, 2013

Raising the Minimum Wage to $9 per Hour Could Boost Economy by 0.3 Percent: Study
Huffington Post, July 08, 2013

America's Part-Time Economy?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), July 08, 2013

Time for Pro-Growth Tax Reform!
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), July 08, 2013

Interview with Alex Main on Snowden and Latin America (Alex joins the interview at 21:30)
Strategy Session (KPFK Radio), July 08, 2013

U.S. Allies Violate International Law Pursuing Snowden
The Real News, July 07, 2013

Europe Surpasses America in Vacations
The Washington Post, July 07, 2013

Workzone: U.S. Comes Up Short in Paid Vacation, Study Says
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 07, 2013

Susan Nielsen: No Euro-style Vacation Ahead, but a Gal Can Dream
The Oregonian, July 06, 2013

Editorial: A Consumer Price Index in Chains? Not the Best Idea for Social Security
South Jersey Times, July 06, 2013

An “Ungodly Stupid” Get-rich Scheme: The Real Border Security Story
Salon.com, July 06, 2013

June Job Numbers Perk Up Optimists
Weekend Edition (NPR), July 06, 2013

U.S. Economic Performance Examined
CNN, July 06, 2013

Interview with Janelle Jones About Her Report, “Has Education Paid Off for Black Workers?” (Janelle joins the interview at 1:20:49)
This is Hell! (WNUR 89.3FM Chicago), July 06, 2013

Debt Cancellation for Jamaica a More Sustainable Plan, Says Think Tank
The Gleaner, July 05, 2013

Nicaragua and Venezuela Offer Asylum to NSA Leaker Edward Snowden
Daily News, July 05, 2013

Can Union Co-ops Help Save Democracy?
Truthout, July 04, 2013

How US Corporations Don't Pay Their Taxes
RTAmerica, July 04, 2013

Obamacare Delay Will Prove ‘Jobs-Killer’ Label Was Trumped Up: Dean Baker
The Daily Ticker (Yahoo! Finance), July 03, 2013

No Matter What the Jobs Report Says, the Fed Should Not Change Policy: Economist Dean Baker
The Daily Ticker (Yahoo! Finance Canada), July 03, 2013

More Smoke Than Light Over the Obamacare Delay
Bloomberg Businessweek, July 03, 2013

Assault on Morales is Evidence of what the U.S. is Capable Of
Telesur, July 03, 2013

A Scorecard for Human Rights: Who Will Stand for Snowden?
Common Dreams, July 02, 2013

New Book Humanizes Late Chavez while Debunking US Media Myths
The Voice of Russia (American Edition), July 02, 2013

Fortune: Increasing Consumer Spending May Be an Illusion
Money News, July 02, 2013

Times Writers Group: U.S. Needs More Paid Time Off
St. Cloud Times, July 02, 2013

Why is Job Quality Deteriorating for Black Workers?
Bloomberg TV, July 01, 2013

Only The Wealthy Feel Economic Recovery
CNN Money, July 01, 2013

Mark Weisbrot on Black Agenda Radio
Black Agenda Report, July 01, 2013

Fed, Stimulus & the Markets
CNBC, July 01, 2013

Chalk Another One Up to Free Speech Hypocrisy
Common Dreams, July 01, 2013


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