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 July - September 2007  


Washington Post
:
Housing Experts See Further Declines in 2008
September 30, 2007 (Dean Baker)


Business Week
:
Traders Betting on Home Price Declines
September 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)


WIS-TV (Columbia, SC): Union Workers Striking Against GM
September 24, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Condé Nast Portfolio:
The Oil Price Denomination Fallacy
September 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Palm Beach Post
: Single-Payer, or Medicare for All, Is the Way to Go
September 23, 2007 (Dean Baker)

N
ew York Times: They Cried Wolf: They Were Right
September 23, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Condé Nast Portfolio: How to Mitigate the Pain of Foreclosure
September 21, 2007 (Dean Baker)


Yahoo! Finance News:
Mortgage Rates Lower, Too? Not So Fast
September 20, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Richmond.com: Agree to Disagree: Leahy and Williamson Weigh In on the National Economy
September 20, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Nightly Business Report: Federal Regulators Are Relaxing the Restrictions on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
September 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Salon.com: Rate Cut Delirium Battles Housing Starts Unhappiness
September 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

CBS Evening News: Trying to Escape the Credit Crunch
September 18, 2007 (Dean Baker)

CNNMoney.com:
Fed Cut Could Buoy Housing Markets
September 18, 2007 (Dean Baker)


New York Times
: A Radical Gives Bolivia Some Stability
September 18, 2007

Salon.com: Invasion Greenspan
September 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Energy Tribune: PDVSA’s Vision for Social Development
September 17, 2007

Condé Nast Portfolio: Greenspan: Book Release Day Arrives
September 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)


Christian Science Monitor
:
Automatic IRA's Present Risks, Opportunities
September 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)


Reuters:
Mortgage Experts Push New Home-Saving Programs
September 14, 2007 (Dean Baker)


EuroWeek
: Venezuela to Try Again With Bono del Sur (Subscription required)
September 14, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval)

Christian Science Monitor
:
Credit Crunch Likely to Spur Reforms
September 14, 2007 (Dean Baker)

KPCC 89.3 FM: When Good Times Stop Rolling: Living in a Recession
September 13, 2007 (Dean Baker)


WMNF 88.5 FM: Liberal Economist Says Recession Is On the Way
September 13, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Kudlow and Co. (CNBC): Tax Hikes Ahead
September 12, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Guardian
: Be Careful What You Wish For 
September 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO): Political Solutions to Mortgage Problems Fall Short
September 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN): A 'No-Vacation' Nation?
September 9, 2007

Las Vegas Sun
: Regulator Defends Subprime Lending
September 9, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Kansas City Star (MO): Jobs Are Cut for the First Time in Four Years
September 8, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

FAIR: The Poor Will Always Be With Us
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Mother Jones
: Dissecting the Mortgage Meltdown
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Sirotablog: Claim vs. Fact: Why Do Colorado Cons Insist On Lying About Unions?
September 6, 2007

KTUU-NBC (Alaska): Record Number of Southcentral Families Face Foreclosure
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Latin American Special Reports: Neoliberalism’s Two-Decade Evolution: The Changing Nature of a Policy ‘Consensus’ (Registration required)
September 6, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Marketplace Radio (PRI): An Own-to-Rent Solution
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

CNBC: Cleaning up Credit Markets
September 5, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

CNBC: Abolish the Fed?
September 4, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Christian Science Monitor
: Great Global Shift to Service Jobs
September 4, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

The Seacoast  (NH): The Nation's Workers Persist in Their Struggles
September 3, 2007

HuffingtonPost.com: Restoring the Promise of the American Dream
September 3, 2007

C-SPAN Washington Journal: Interview with Mark Weisbrot (Best viewed using Real Player)
September 2, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Los Angeles Times
: Bad Outlook for Homeowners (Free registration required)
September 2, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Columbia Journalism Review: The Uncle Sam Solution
September/ October 2007 (Dean Baker)

U.S. Banker
: Bank of South Draws Mixed Reviews
September 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Investor's Business Daily: Bush Will Let FHA Refinance Mortgages In Default To Aid Struggling Borrowers
(Subscription required)
August 31, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Business Week: Housing: Bush Rides to the Rescue, Sort of
August 31, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Olympian
(WA) (AP): Labor Your Days Away
August 31, 2007 (John Schmitt)

CNNMoney.com: Bush Will Let FHA Refinance Mortgages in Default to Aid Struggling Borrowers
August 31, 2007  (Dean Baker)

Counter Spin (FAIR): Heather Boushey on Census Poverty Report
August 31, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Salon.com: Bush's New Deal on Housing
August 31, 2007 (Dean Baker)

CNNMon
ey.com: Bush Offers Help To Troubled Homeowners
August 31, 2007

The Morning Show (KPFA): Is the Economy Ready to Tank?
August 29, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

PopMatters.com
: Winds of Creative Destruction
August 29, 2
007 (Dean Baker)

Worker's Independent News: Report Confirms The Union Advantage For Lower-Wage Workers
August 28, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Condé Nast Portfolio: Do We Need to Bailout Homeowners?
August 28, 2007 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: In Washington, Aid to Homeowners Debated
August 28, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Charleston Gazette: Mortgages, 40,000 Jobs Lost
August 27, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Wall Street Journal
:
Venezuelans Chase Dollars Amid Worries Over Economy (Subscription required)
August 27, 2007

Morning Sentinel
(ME): Maine Floats Tycoons' Boats
August 27, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Forbes
(AP): Chávez Offers Billions in Latin America
August 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

New York Times
: Drop Foreseen in Median Price of U.S. Homes

August 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)

US News & World Reports: Bailing Out Homeowners
August 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Financial Times: Where to Live If You're Banking on a Long Weekend
August 25, 2007

IPS North America: U.S. Mortgage Woes Leave Poor Homeowners Adrift
August 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Star-News
(NC): In Washington, Aid to Homeowners Is Debated
August 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Financial Times
: Chávez's Iron Grip on Economy 'Unsustainable'
August 24, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Montreal Gazette
: Don't Carp at Teachers
August 23, 2007 (Rebecca Ray, John Schmitt)

CBS News: The Fed and the Bubble
August 23, 2007 (Dean Baker)


Condé Nast Portfolio: Market Movers: Bush's FHA Band-Aid
August 22, 2007 (Dean Baker)

WMNF 88.5 FM: Economist: Save At-Risk Borrowers, Not Bloated Bankers
August 22, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Edmonton Sun
(Alberta, CA): Risky Mortgages May Hurt Us All
August 22, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Guardian
: World Bank Rules
August 20, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle: Letter to the Editor, 'Hold the Sniping'
August 20, 2007 (Dean Baker)

International Herald Tribune
: Globalization Closes in on Swedes' Treasured Vacation Time
August 20, 2007

Business Week: Venezuela Isn't as Poor as it Seems
August 20, 2007 (Dan Beeton)

The Charleston Gazette
(WV): Welfare for the Rich: Liberals and Conservatives Love Big Government, Economist Says
August 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Detroit Free Press: What We Didn't Do on Vacation
August 19, 2007

Seattle Times: The Incredible Shrinking Vacation
August 19, 2007

Star-Ledger (NJ): Anatomy of a Credit Crisis, from Subprime to Prime Time
August 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

New York Times
: Waking Up to the Real Estate Nightmare
August 18, 2007 (Dean Baker)

CNNMoney.com:
Fed Cut: Easier on Home Borrowers, Too
August 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)


U.S. News and World Reports
:
Bernanke Plays a High-Risk Game
August 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Time Magazine: Ground Zero of the Real Estate Bust
August 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Left Business Observer (WBAI): Dean Baker on the Housing Bust
August 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)


BBC Brasil:
Receita da Bolívia com hidrocarbonetos aumentou para 13,3% do PIB, diz estudo
August 16, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

MSNBC: Housing, Stock Woes Could Pinch Consumers
August 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Lou Dobbs Tonight:
Middle Class Squeeze Hits Wal-Mart
August 14, 2007 (Heather Boushey)


Dayton Daily News
: Does the Drug Patent System Make Consumers Spend More?
August 14, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
: What Do You Gain in Missing Vacation Time?
August 13, 2007

The Osgood File: Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis
August 13, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Boston Globe
: The Underworked American
August 12, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Media Matters with Bob McChesney (WILL): Housing Bubble
August 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Detroit Free Press
: No Summer Vacation for Half of Metro Residents This Year
August 11, 2007

Miami Herald (McClatchy News Service):
Could Hedge Funds Be a Looming Crisis?
August 8, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Irish Times: A No-Vacation Nation (Subscription required)
August 8, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Wall Street Journal online: Fed May Lose Productivity Ally in Inflation Fight
August 7, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Paradise Post
(CA): Thoughts That Keep Me From Sleeping at Night
August 7, 2007

Panorama
(Venezuela): La deuda pública venezolana está por debajo del 23% del PIB
August 7, 2007

ABC News: 'Sicko,' Health Care and SCHIP
August 5, 2007

The Independent
: Out of America: Holidays Are for Wimps (And the President)
August 5, 2007

New York Times Magazine
: Vacation, All I Never Wanted (registration required)
August 5, 2007

Kansas City Star: National Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly
August 3, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Insighters (KPFK, Los Angeles, CA): Outsourcing and Globalization
August 2, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Sun-Sentinel (FL): Rest and Recreation Need to Become Americans' Priorities
August 2, 2007

Le Monde diplomatique: Hugo Chávez
August 2007 (Mark Weisbrot, Luis Sandoval, David Rosnick)

KDKA TV (Pittsburgh): Study Finds U.S. Is Becoming a No Vacation Nation
July 31, 2007 (John Schmitt)

MSNBC: Vacation Deprivation: Making Time for Time Off
July 31, 2007

The New Republic
: Getaway (Free registration required)
July 30, 2007 (John Schmitt, Rebecca Ray)

Christian Science Monitor: Yawning Rich-Poor Gap Could Hobble Economy
July 30, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Boston Globe
: For Some, Taking a Vacation Feels Like Work
July 29, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Barron's Online: Market Mayhem
July 28, 2007 (Dean Baker) 

AlterNet: Two Trillion Spent on Healthcare Each Year: A Sick Way to Prop Up an Ailing Economy
July 28, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Counter Spin (FAIR): Dean Baker on Economic Myths
Ju
ly 27, 2007 (Dean Baker) 

New York Times
: Drive More, Pay More (registration required)
July 27, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Squawk Box (CNBC): Too Many Homeowners?
July 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

EFE: La actual economía venezolana según la óptica de nuevo informe estadounidense
July 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Marketplace Radio (PRI): Venezuela's Social Spending Spree
July 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Washington Times: Campaign Economic Indicators
July 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)

United Press International: Analysis: Venezuela May Face Shortcomings
July 25, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Bangor Daily News
(ME): Corporate Monopoly and the Business Climate
July 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Sun-Sentinel
(FL):
American Workers Are Vacation-Deprived, Advocates Say
July 23, 2007

Wichita Eagle Blog (KS): The French Are on Vacation Right Now
July 23, 2007

Denver Post: Americans Vacationing Less  
July 22, 2007

New York Times: Brazil’s Objections Slow Chávez’s Plan for Regional Bank (Subscription needed)
July 22, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot) 

Sacramento News & Review: Calculate This
July 19, 2007

North Jersey Herald News (NJ): Clifton May Expand School Child Care
July 18, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Columbia Journalism Review: Southern Strategy
July/ August 2007 (Dean Baker)

Los Angeles Times: In the U.S., it's All Work and No Paid Play
July 16, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Washington Times: '08 Economic Advisers Hew to Center
July 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Los Angeles Times: Land of the Overworked and Tired
July 15, 2007

CNNMoney.com: Who Gets the Most (and Least) Vacation
July 13, 2007

Minyanville: Is War Really Good for the Economy?
July 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Christian Science Monitor: Latin America's Answer to the World Bank and IMF
July 11, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Savannah Morning News (GA): June Rise in Construction Jobs Goes Against Housing Trend
July 10, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Indianapolis Star
: Americans Need a Break
July 10, 2007

Inter-Press Service: U.S. Ups the Ante Against Latin American Populism 
July 9, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

El Nuevo Herald (FL): Vacaciones de verano
July 8, 2007

Toronto Star: Want More Vacation? Move to Finland
July 8, 2007

Jackson Sun
(TN): Food, Gas Prices Up
July 8, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Kansas City Star
: U.S. Unemployment Rate Didn't Budge for June
July 6, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Kansas City Star: Summer Jobs Are Hard to Find for Teens
July 6, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

International Herald Tribune
: Meanwhile: Who Lives Better?
July 5, 2007

Elliott Wave International: Market Watch: The No-Vacation Nation
July 5, 2007

Reuters: Europe Heads to Beach, America Heads to Work
July 5, 2007

Arkansas Times
: The Supermom Myth
July 5, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Gwinnett Daily Post (GA): All Work and No Play Makes a Boring Life
July 3, 2007

Bloomberg: Argentina's Senator Kirchner to Run for President
July 2, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Kiplinger Business Resource Center: Does the U.S. Work Too Hard?
July 2007

 

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