Dean Baker's Op-Eds 2009

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The U.S.-Korea Trade Deal: No Time Soon

Dean Baker
The Hankyoreh (South Korea), August 3, 2009

NPR, the IMF, and the Global Savings Glut

Dean Baker
TPMCafé, June 16, 2009

Can Health Insurers Whine Louder Than Bankers?
Dean Baker
Truthout, April 27, 2009

Financial Transactions Tax: The Perfect Gift for Wall Street
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, April 27, 2009

Malpractice
Dean Baker
Boston Review, May/June 2009

Why Does the Fed Operate in the Dark?
Dean Baker
Bailout Watch, April 20, 2009

The Wall Street Whine: Goldman Sachs Edition
Dean Baker
Truthout, April 20, 2009

The Tyranny of Bad Economics
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, April 20, 2009

The Need to Tax the Wealthy
Dean Baker
The Economist, April 14, 2009

If the Bank Bailout Fails, Will Anyone Get the Boot?
Dean Baker
Truthout, April 13, 2009

False Hope in a Plunging Economy
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, April 13, 2009

If Economists Knew Arithmetic, We Might Waste Less Money on Banks
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, April 11, 2009

Hands off Social Security
Dean Baker
USA Today Opinion Blog, April 7, 2009

A Trillion Dollars for the Banks: How About a Second Opinion?
Dean Baker
Truthout, April 6, 2009

How Much Do We Have to Pay Fannie and Freddie Execs to Lose Us Billions?
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, April 4, 2009

G-20: Why support the IMF?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, April 2, 2009

Europe's Leaders Must Say "Stimulus"
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, April 2, 2009

Obama's Restructuring of the Auto Industry
Dean Baker
Los Angeles Times, April 1-3, 2009

Geithner’s Plan Will Tax Main Street to Make Wall Street Richer
Dean Baker
Truthout, March 30, 2009

China’s Empty Threat
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited
, March 30, 2009

A Stimulus for Working Fewer Hours
Dean Baker
Room for Debate (New York Times), March 29, 2009

Budget Deficits and Blow Up Dolls: It's the Economy Stupid!
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), March 25, 2009

The Geithner Plan: Billions More for Failed Banks
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, March 23, 2009

The Battle Over the AIG Bonuses: Class War in the Media
Dean Baker
Truthout, March 23, 2009

More Federal Stimulus Funds Will Be Needed
Dean Baker
New Jersey Courier-Post, March 22, 2009

The Granny Bashers: Different Facts, Same Policy
Dean Baker
Truthout, March 16, 2009

Getting Lehman Wrong a Second Time
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, March 16, 2009

Unions and Unemployment: The Battle Over the Employee Free Choice Act Gets Ugly
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), March 13, 2009

Our Economy Fails Without Manufacturing
Dean Baker
Dissent Magazine, March 12, 2009

We Demand to See More Transparency
Dean Baker
Marketplace, March 9, 2009

Competing Views of Government: Universal Medicare or Government-Protected Insurance Companies
Dean Baker
Truthout, March 9, 2009

East Asia's Revenge: The Crash of the Housing Bubble
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, March 9, 2009

The Santelli Screed Hits Wrong Target on Mortgage Bailout
Dean Baker  
Truthout, March 2, 2009

Are We Really Nostalgic for the Great Depression?
Dean Baker  
The Guardian Unlimited, March 2, 2009

The Solution to the Budget Deficit
Dean Baker
Truthout, February 23, 2009

The Peter G. Peterson Crew Is Coming After Your Social Security and Medicare
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, February 23, 2009

Quick, What's Wrong With a Tax Cut that Shortens Work Hours?
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), February 16, 2009

Stop Baby Boomer Bashing: Protect Social Security and Medicare
Dean Baker
Truthout, February 16, 2009

Stimulus II: Reaffirm Support for Social Security
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, February 16, 2009

The Economists Who Missed the Housing Bubble Are Coming After Your Social Security
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), February 13, 2009

The TARP Dog and Pony Show
Dean Baker
The American Prospect, February 11, 2009

Fewer Jobs: Stimulus on the Cheap
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, February 9, 2009

New Thinking on the Economy
Dean Baker
Truthout, February 9, 2009

Buy America and the Knee-Jerk "Free Trade" Crowd
Dean Baker
TPM Café (Talking Points Memo), February 5, 2009

Fannie Mae’s Overpaid Board: Can President Obama Turn Words Into Action?
Dean Baker
Truthout, February 2, 2009

Time for Bank Rationalization
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, February 2, 2009

Pass the Stimulus - Then Help Shorten the Work Week
Dean Baker
New York Daily News, January 28, 2009

The Banks Have Stolen Enough; It's Time to Take Them Over
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), January 24, 2009

The Anti-Stimulus Crowd Blows a Gasket
Dean Baker
Truthout, January 26, 2009

Time for Jobs: How Shorter Work Weeks / Work Years Can Be Stimulus
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, January 26, 2009

Stimulus Bashing and the Secret CBO Report
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), January 23, 2009

President Obama’s Big Stimulus
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, January 19, 2009

TARP II: Money for Banks, Not Homeowners
Dean Baker
Truthout, January 19, 2009

Helping Homeowners Without Helping Banks: The Economist's Solution
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), January 18, 2009

Give Money to Homeowners, Not Banks
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), January 13, 2009

Yes, We Can Make the Stimulus More Stimulating
Dean Baker
Truthout, January 12, 2009

Pssst, the Economy Is Collapsing, Don't Tell Congress
Dean Baker
TPMCafé (Talking Points Memo), January 5, 2009

Watch the Dollar
Dean Baker
Foreign Policy, January/February 2009

The Highway to Hell: Bad Infrastructure
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, January 5, 2009

The Anti-Stimulus Crowd: The Fear of Success
Dean Baker
Truthout, January 5, 2009

Free Market Myth
Dean Baker
Boston Review, January/February 2009