July - September 2009

Reuters: G20 Means G7 No Longer Only Game in Town on Forex
September 30, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Foreign Policy in Focus: Casino Capitalism as Usual
September 30, 2009 EU Development Bank Seeks Extra Money to Help Eastern Europe
September 29, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot) IMF Conditions on Ukraine, Latvia, Hungary Too Harsh
September 29, 2009

Huffinton Post: Derivatives: Bailed-Out Banks Still Making Billions Off Risky Bets
September 28, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Wall Street Journal: IMF Says It Battled Crisis Well
September 28, 2009

UPI: Brookings Economist Blasts First-Time Homebuyers Credit
September 28, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Grand Rapids Press (MI): Many First-Time Homeowners Hope to Beat Nov. 30 Deadline to Get Federal Tax Credit
September 27, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Providence Journal (RI): Housing Credit a Boon in R.I.
September 27, 2009

DNA (India): India Gets Pride of Place as G20 Supplants G8
September 26, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

The Guardian (UK): Regular Powwows as Hard Talk Over Curbing Reckless Bankers' Pay Goes Soft
September 25, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Inter Press Service: G20: IMF Finds a New Unpopularity
September 25, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Free Speech Radio News: Global Leaders Say G20 Should Steer World Economy
September 25, 2009 (Interview with Mark Weisbrot)

GlobalPost: Analysis: Curtain Closes on the G20, But Will it Close on "Money-making Games"?
September 25, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Baltic Times (Latvia): New Report Casts Doubt on IMF Program
September 24, 2009 (Jose Cordero)

Kiplinger Newsletter: Banks Getting Weaned Off Government Help
September 24, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FOX Business: Will the Economic Recovery Fizzle in 2010?
September 23, 2009 (John Schmitt)

Time: More Angry Investors Say, Throw the Boards Out
September 23, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Common Dreams: Zelaya's Midnight Ride
September 22, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

CNBC: Barnburner of a Recovery?
September 22, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Democracy Now!: Report From Honduras: Ousted President Manuel Zelaya Returns to Honduras In Defiance of Coup Government
September 22, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

WMNF 88.5 FM (FL): Zelaya Returns to Honduras
September 21, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Lansing State Journal (MI): Home Sweet First Home
September 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Reuters: Zelaya's Return Raises Stakes in Honduras Crisis
September 21, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Des Moines Register (IA): Will Tax Credit for First-Time Homebuyers Be Extended?
September 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

USA Today: Incomes of Young in 8-Year Nose Dive
September 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: August Joblessness Hit 10% in 14 States and D.C.
September 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Nightly Business Report (PBS): FDIC & FHA are in Deep T-R-O-U-B-L-E
September 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Wall Street Journal: Panel Probing Crisis Adds to Role
September 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

San Jose Mercury News (CA): Median Home Price $500,000 in August
September 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Business First of Columbus (OH): Backers Say Sick-Leave Plan Should Go Hand in Hand with Health-Care Reform
September 18, 2009

Washington Examiner: As Deadline Nears, First-Time Homebuyers and Congress Face End to Tax Credit
September 17, 2009 (Dean Baker) Think Tanks Predict More Renters
September 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: The Great Disconnect
September 16, 2009 (Eileen Appelbaum)

The Scotsman: Between the Lines: Global Taxes Are Undoubtedly the Next Step – Just Not This One
September 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Admit It: A Robust Public Option Is Dead
September 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: Fight in Congress Looms on Tax Break for Home Buyers
September 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

San Francisco Chronicle: Obama on Wall Street: History Cannot Repeat
September 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Korea Times: Tobin Tax Lives Again
September 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AFL-CIO Hopeful in Return to the City
September 13, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Tribune (UK): Iniquitous Critics of Hugo Chávez
September 13, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

The Hill: GOP Questions White House's 'Fuzzy' Math with Stimulus Jobs
September 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Financial Times: A Confession from a Home Ownership Advocate
September 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Salt Lake Tribune: A Year after the Meltdown: Tough Questions, Choices
September 11, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Bloomberg: Hungary, Latvia, Ukraine Stifled by IMF Conditions, Study Says
September 11, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

U.S. News & World Report: Why Boomers Will Retire More Comfortably Than Their Parents
September 10, 2009

Brisbane Times (Australia): Too Much Talking, Not Enough Listening
September 9, 2009 (Ha-Joon Chang)

Inter Press Service: Have Your Own Policies, as Long as They’re Like Ours
September 9, 2009 (Deborah James)

Associated Press: Chavez Walks Venice Red Carpet with Oliver Stone
September 8, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Philadelphia Inquirer: Web Wealth: How Bailout Money is Being Spent
September 6, 2009

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Unemployment Rate Back on Losing Track
September 5, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Reuters: U.S. Cuts More Than $30 Million in Aid to Honduras
September 4, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Kansas City Star: Jobless Rate Hits 9.7%, the Highest Since 1983
September 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: States Cut Back and Layoffs Hit Even Recipients of Stimulus Aid
September 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: Teenage Jobless Rate Reaches Record High
September 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: In Unemployment Report, Signs of a Jobless Recovery
September 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Bloomberg: Rebecca Alvarez Gets a Reprieve From Unemployment
September 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Bloomberg: U.S. Payrolls Probably Fell, Posing Risk to Spending
September 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Christian Science Monitor: White House's New Stimulus Message: It's Working
September 3, 2009 (John Schmitt)

New York Times: Bernanke: Greenback’s New Father
September 3, 2009 (Dean Baker)

USA Today: Organized Labor Looks to Younger Workers for Renewal
September 3, 2009

FAIR: Right Ebbs, Left Gains as Media 'Experts'
September 3, 2009

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer: Exiled Honduran President Hopes for U.S. Recognition of Coup
September 3, 2009

Bloomberg: U.S. Halts Aid to Honduras, Urges Return to Democracy
September 3, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Extra! (FAIR): Rerun in Honduras
September 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Dollars & Sense: Beyond the World Creditors' Cartel
September/October 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Huffington Post: Senator Kennedy's Most Important Vote
August 31, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Wall Street Journal: Better to Buy or Rent?
August 30, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Bloomberg: Pawlenty Says 'Ludicrous' to Claim Stimulus Pivoted Economy
August 28, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Houston Chronicle: Bernanke II
August 27, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Global Post: Need a Haircut? Sorry, Everyone is 'en Vacances'
August 27, 2009

Boston Globe: Banking on Bernanke
August 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Los Angeles Times: Housing Index Hints at Upturn in Home Prices
August 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Orlando Sentinel: Orange Fast Out of the Gate with Help for Housing
August 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

USA Today: Slowly but Surely, Economy Shows Signs of Recovery
August 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Star (St. Lucia): Who’s Giving and Who’s Taking!
August 26, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

MarketWatch: Subdued Recovery in the Cards, White House and CBO Say
August 25, 2009 (Dean Baker)

WFIE (NBC, Evansville, IN): Obama Nominates Bernanke to Serve Another Term
August 25, 2009 (Dean Baker)

AFP: Swelling Deficit Poses Key Challenges to Obama Reform Plans
August 25, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Air America: When Will the Recession End? Try 2015!
August 25, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Atlantic Wire (The Atlantic): Pundit Survey: The Landscape of Bernanke Opinion
August 25, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Forbes: Keeping Down with the Joneses
August 24, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Register Citizen (CT): Ralph Nader: The Ones Who Got it Right
August 24, 2009 (Dean Baker)

CBS Evening News: Housing Troubles Continue
August 22, 2009 (Dean Baker)

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer (PBS): Fed Chairman Upbeat on Prospects for Economy
August 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Inside Tucson Business: What Businesses Need to do to Meet Rising Employee Costs
August 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Reuters: Venezuela Economy Shrinks for First Time in 5 Years
August 20, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

CNBC: Did Ben Save the World?
August 20, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Orlando Sentinel: It'll Take a Lot of Digging to Get Out of This Hole
August 20, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Inc.: Is the U.S. Entrepreneurial Self-Image Skewed?
August 19, 2009 (John Schmitt)

The Guardian (UK): No Secrets to China's Success
August 18, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Los Angeles Times: Some Saw the Housing Bubble and Sold, Trick Now is Spotting the Bottom
August 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Listening Post (Aljazeera): Venezuela's Troubled Media
August 14, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Wall Street Journal: A President as Micromanager: How Much Detail Is Enough?
August 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Bloomberg TV: Dean Baker Interview on Foreclosures, Mortgages
August 12, 2009 Allen Lane/Penguin Press Acquires 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism
August 10, 2009 (Ha-Joon Chang)

The New Yorker: Not Home Yet
August 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Marion Star (OH): Marion Home Sales Lagging
August 8, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Politico: Strength in Numbers
August 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: If The Economy Lost 247,000 Jobs, How Did The Unemployment Rate Go Down?
August 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Newsweek: Mirror Image
August 7, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Carroll County Times (MD): Weeks After Gates-Crowley, Tension Lingers
August 7, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Slate: Obama's Biggest Health Reform Blunder
August 6, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Sacramento Bee (CA): A New Way of Looking at Home Prices
August 6, 2009

Nightly Business Report (PBS): The Recession Continues to Wreck the Workforce
August 5, 2009 (Dean Baker)

El Dorado Hills Telegraph (CA): Plan Could Turn Struggling Homeowners into Renters
August 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Globe and Mail (Canada): End of U.S. Housing Slump? Not Exactly
August 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Tampa Tribune: Congress Urged to Pass Rental Plan
August 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Bangor Daily News (ME): Try Holding Our Leaders Accountable
August 4, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker)

Tampa Tribune: Renting Foreclosed Homes Helps Communities, Study Says
August 3, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Associated Press: Welcome to the Bottom: Housing Begins Slow Rebound
August 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Washington Post: Establishing a Distressed Homeowner's 'Right to Rent'
August 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Time: Federal Help for Boat Dealers: All at Sea
August 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Business Times: Wall Street Mixed on GDP Report
August 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Listening Post (Aljazeera): Covering the Honduran Coup
July 31, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

New York Times: U.S. Economic Contraction Slowed in Quarter
July 31, 2009 (Dean Baker) Stimulus Has Yet to Really Boost GDP
July 31, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Diane Rehm Show (NPR): The State of the Economy
July 30, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Long Island Business Review: Foreclosure's Heartbreak Song Could Get a Happy Ending After All
July 30, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Empire (Aljazeera): Viva la Evolucion
July 29, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Los Angeles Times: Home Prices May be Stabilizing, Market Tracker Shows
July 29, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Baltimore Sun: Lenders Into Landlords?
July 29, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Philadelphia Inquirer: Key Legislator Weighs in on Obama's Financial Agenda
July 29, 2009 (Dean Baker)

News-Press (FL): Study Shows It's Cheaper to Rent Than It is to Own
July 28, 2009 (Dean Baker)

GRIT TV: Some Economic Forecasters Are Better Than Others
July 28, 2009 (Interview with Dean Baker) Better Numbers to Come -- That's a Promise
July 28, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Reuters: Recession Cuts Pollution but Also Green Investment
July 27, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Philadelphia Inquirer: The American Debate: Why Obama Can't Pull an LBJ on Health Care Reform
July 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Caribbean Net News: Honduras Coup Reveals Fragility of Latin American Democracy
July 24, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Des Moines Register (IA): Economists Question Impact of I-JOBS Plan
July 24, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Capital Times (WI): Republicans for Fiscal Irresponsibility
July 23, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Morning Edition (NPR): Minimum Wage Hike Spurs Optimism and Debate
July 23, 2009 (Eileen Appelbaum)

Inter Press Service: Poll Supports Govt Intervention in Crisis
July 22, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Associated Press: For Some, Scales Tip Toward Buying A Home
July 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Hill: U.S. Firms Worry They'll Be Hurt
July 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Times (UK): Annual Holiday Entitlement: Who Gets What?
July 21, 2009

Tampa Tribune: Plan Would Let Homeowners Rent Their Home After Foreclosing
July 20, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Talk Back! (WBAI FM, NY): The Honduras Coup (Mark Weisbrot joins the show at 01:04:16)
July 20, 2009 All Is Not Lost In Foreclosure Fight
July 20, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Associated Press: Analysis: Geithner Becomes a Traveling U.S. Bond Salesman
July 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: When, Oh When, Will HELP be WANTED
July 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Stabroek News (Guyana): Corbin’s Statement on Honduras a ‘Topsy-Turvy Political Rationalization’
July 17, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Bloomberg: Obama Stimulus Fails to Reboot Economy as No Multiplier Effect
July 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Minnesota Public Radio: Tough Times for Small Businesses
July 17, 2009 (Interview with Dean Baker)

CNN: America in Debt (Interview with Mark Weisbrot)
July 16, 2009

Associated Press: AMA Endorses House Democrats' Health Care Bill
July 16, 2009 (Dean Baker)

U.S. News & World Report: Would a Second Stimulus Create Jobs?
July 16, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Atlantic: Renting Instead of Foreclosing
July 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Reuters: Obama Mulls Rental Option for Homeowners: Sources
July 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Hill: W.H. Advisers Draw Criticism From Liberals
July 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Brattleboro Reformer (VT): More Stimulus Needed
July 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Most Favor Health Care Reform in New Poll
July 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: SEC Chair Floats Ratings Agency Crackdown
July 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

USA Today: Stimulus Spending Finally Starts to Trickle Down
July 13, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters with Bob McChesney (WILL AM580, IL): Interview With Mark Weisbrot on Latin America
July 12, 2009

Washington Independent: Republicans Test 2010 Message: Cancel the Stimulus
July 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

On Point (NPR): Stimulus, Part Two?
July 9, 2009 (Interview with Dean Baker)

GritTV with Laura Flanders: The Real Cost of Healthcare Reform
July 9, 2009 (Interview with Dean Baker)

Reuters: US Suspends Military Aid to Honduras Before Talks
July 9, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Health Care Jobs Still a Bright Spot
July 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

OneWorld: Haiti's Billion Dollar Debt Cancelled
July 9, 2009

Newsweek: Are You Feeling 'Stimuluted' Yet?
July 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Globe and Mail (Reuters): Honduras Rivals Ready for Dialogue on Coup Crisis
July 8, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Bloomberg: U.S. Housing Market Is Cursed by Brain Freeze
July 8, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Uprising Radio: Despite Optimism, US Economy Plunges To New Depths
July 8, 2009 (Interview with Dean Baker)

Knoxville News Sentinel (TN): Local Lenders Forgo Fed Program for their Own Plans
July 8, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Politico: Democrats Stuck in Stimulus Jam
July 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Boston Globe: Lenders Avoid Redoing Loans, Fed Concludes
July 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Slate: Stimulus II
July 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Symbolic Blather: Washington's Congenital Disease
July 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Miami Herald: Costa Rican President to Mediate Honduras Crisis
July 7, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot) Stimulus: Progress or Broken Promise?
July 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

USA Today: U.S. Debt Shrinking at Glacial Pace
July 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Nightly Business Report (PBS): The Role of Work Furlough in the Economic Recovery
July 6, 2009 (Dean Baker)

AFP: A Week After Honduras Coup
July 5, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Huffington Post: Biden Ignores Warnings Of Krugman, Stiglitz, Roubini And Others
July 5, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Progressive: Jobs Report Sign of Deeper Economic Trouble
July 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Reuters: Unity Helps Volatile Latin America Handle Crisis
July 3, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

New York Times: Joblessness Hits 9.5%, Deflating Recovery Hopes
July 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

McClatchy Newspapers: U.S. Taking Cautious Approach to Honduras Political Crisis
July 2, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

Dakota Midday (South Dakota Public Broadcasting): Honduran Coup
July 2, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot joins the program at 15:15)

Kansas City Star: As Employers Cut Payrolls, Average Workweek and Average Wage Decline
July 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

MarketWatch: Recession Hits Men Harder
July 2, 2009 (Eileen Appelbaum)

Huffington Post: Dependence Grows As Independence Day Nears
July 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Committee Dems Release Cheaper, Better Public Health Care Bill
July 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Alternet: Chamber of Commerce Launches $100 Million Campaign to Protect Wall Street's Power at Our Expense
July 2, 2009 (Dean Baker) Q&A: Rising Unemployment Clouds Outlook
July 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Spokesman-Review (WA): Militant Leader Abandons Deal
July 1, 2009

Reuters: U.S. Stimulus a Small Patch for Big Economic Hole
July 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Westside Gazette (FL): Government Benefits at All Time High
July 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

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