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GDP Outlook in 2011 After the Tax Deal
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, December 21, 2010

Saving Social Security: Stopping Obama’s Next Bad Deal
Dean Baker
Truthout, December 20, 2010

Shared Sacrifice: Where's Wall Street's Share?
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, December 19, 2010

Peter Orszag Goes to Citigroup and the Prospects for Tax Reform
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, December 14, 2010

The Tax Deal and the Apocalypse
Dean Baker
Truthout, December 13, 2010

Social Security Tax Cut: A Deal Breaker
Dean Baker
The Hill, December 9, 2010

In Defense of Giving Money to Rich People
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, December 7, 2010

The Deficit Panic, the TARP Financial Collapse and Other End of the World Stories
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, December 6, 2010

The Green Economy Is Here and It Ain’t Pretty
Dean Baker
Truthout, December 6, 2010

Deficit Distraction Disorder
Dean Baker
AOL News, December 3, 2010

If China Wants to Pay for Our Vacations, Should We Let Them?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, December 1, 2010

Deficit Hawks: Substituting Money for Competence
Dean Baker
Truthout, November 29, 2010

Beating Up On Brad DeLong
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, November 28, 2010

'Bailout' Capitalism: Two Years On
Dean Baker
International Relations and Security Network, November 25, 2010

Sins of Commissions: What Billion Can't Buy
Dean Baker
Truthout, November 22, 2010

The European Central Bank Sinks Ireland
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 22, 2010

Compromise on Social Security and Medicare? Why My Center-Left Friends are Wrong
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, November 20, 2010

Aqua Buddha and the Number 21
Dean Baker
Truthout, November 15, 2010

Trade Flows and Currency Values for the G-20
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 15, 2010

Deep-Six the Deficit Commission Report
Dean Baker
The New Republic, November 11, 2010

The Deficit Commission’s Parallel Universe
Dean Baker
The Boston Review, November 11, 2010

The Wall Street TARP Gang Wants to Take Away Your Social Security
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, November 9, 2010

Quantitative Easing Round II: The Fed’s Second Shot
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 8, 2010

The Deficit Commission Tsunami
Dean Baker
Truthout, November 8, 2010

Bewitching Hour for Campaign Craziness?
Dean Baker
Politico (The Arena), November 2, 2010

Erskine Bowles: Social Security's Enemy No. 1?
Dean Baker
Truthout, November 1, 2010

Response to Avishai: Round III
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 30, 2010

Why Growth Still Feels Like Recession
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, October 29, 2010

Obama and the Story of the Great Recession: Rejoinder to Avishai
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 28, 2010

Economic Disaster, Krugman and Avishai, and Redefining "Small"
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 26, 2010

The U.K. Swallows Austerity So We Don’t Have To
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, October 25, 2010

Keeping Fear Alive: The Deficit Hawks Push Their Agenda
Dean Baker
Truthout, October 25, 2010

The DeFazio Congressional Race: Stop Wall Street Before It Kills Again
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 20, 2010

Rare Earth Materials and China: Housing Bubble Deniers Get Another One Wrong
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 19, 2010

Mortgage Mayhem: Fairy Tales on the Housing Market
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, October 18, 2010

Foreclosure Moratorium: Cracking Down on Liar Liens
Dean Baker
Truthout, October 18, 2010

Globalizing Healthcare: A Prescription with Benefits
Dean Baker
OECD Observer, October 2010

Beneficent Counterfeiters and Economic Stimulus
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, October 12, 2010

The Social Security Pledge Versus the Old Politics
Dean Baker
Truthout, October 11, 2010

The Bipartisan Attack on Medicare
Dean Baker
The American Prospect, October 11, 2010

Inside Job: The Antidote to the TARP Celebrations
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 8, 2010

Currency Wars and Accounting Identities
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, October 6, 2010

Sleazy Xenophobia In Pursuit of Social Security Cuts
Dean Baker
Truthout, October 4, 2010

Tax Breaks Are Not Sufficient to Restore Employment
Dean Baker and Sarita Gupta
Common Dreams, October 1, 2010

Foreclosure Funny Business: Banks Work Under Different Rules
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, September 27, 2010

Are The Politicians Stealing Your Social Security?
Dean Baker
Truthout, September 27, 2010

The Terrible Tale of the TARP Two Years Later
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, September 20, 2010

The Role of Government and the Foreclosure Crisis
Dean Baker
Truthout, September 20, 2010

The Soft Bigotry of Incredibly Low Expectations: The Case of Economists
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, September 13, 2010

Forced Busing, the Deficit Commission and Social Security
Dean Baker
Truthout, September 13, 2010

Will Politicians Pay a Price for Leaving 15 Million People Unemployed?
Dean Baker
WashingtonPost.com, September 10, 2010

Looking Grim: The Prospects for Recovery in Europe
Dean Baker
International Relations and Security Network, September 9, 2010

Ben Bernanke’s Trifecta of Errors
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, September 8, 2010

Is Defaulting on the National Debt on the Table?
Dean Baker
Truthout, September 7, 2010

Dana Milbank Pays Homage to Alan Simpson's Sexism and Ignorance
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, September 4, 2010

Advice from the IMF: Why Do These People Still Have Jobs?
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, September 2, 2010

Burning Down the House: Where the Housing Market Is Going
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, August 31, 2010

Senator Simpson’s Quick Budget Quiz
Dean Baker
Truthout, August 30, 2010

Become a Deficit Hawk: You Can Be Offensive, Sexist, and Ignorant
Dean Baker
Firedoglake, August 27, 2010

Pierce the Housing Bubble
Dean Baker
The New York Times, August 25, 2010

Senator Simpson: He's Not Just Offensive, He's Ignorant
Dean Baker
The Huffington Post, August 25, 2010

Surprised Economists Not Good for the Economy
Dean Baker
The Hill, August 25, 2010

Social Security: The Republicans Are Right
Dean Baker
Truthout, August 23, 2010

Fannie and Freddie Live Public or Die
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, August 23, 2010

When Wall Street Rules, We Get Wall Street Rules
Dean Baker
The Huffington Post, August 20, 2010

Should We Bury Macroeconomists at Ground Zero?
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, August 18, 2010

The Public Pension Outrage and Alan Greenspan’s Pension
Dean Baker
Truthout, August 16, 2010
En Español

Bernanke’s Paralysis and the Need for an Independent Fed
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, August 16, 2010

Economists: The Missing Heroes of the State and Local Government Pension Crisis
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, August 10, 2010

This Economy Stinks, Yes It Does
Dean Baker
Truthout, August 10, 2010

That Joke About Intergenerational Equity
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, August 10, 2010

Double-Dip Recessions and the Strange Tale of Final Demand
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, August 2, 2010

Economists Tell the Masses: "It Could Have Been Worse"
Dean Baker
Truthout, August 2, 2010

The Budget Deficit Chicken Hawks
Dean Baker
Truthout, July 26, 2010

The Lights Are Out in Washington
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, July 26, 2010

The Senators Who Gave Us 15 Million Unemployed Want to Deny Them Benefits
Dean Baker
The Huffington Post, July 19, 2010

Helping Homeowners: More Money to the Banks
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, July 19, 2010

J.P. Morgan CEO Fesses Up to Monopolistic Pricing
Dean Baker
Truthout, July 19, 2010

Elizabeth Warren for Consumer Protection Board
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, July 16, 2010

The Path of Unemployment in the Great Recession
Dean Baker
International Relations and Security Network, July 14, 2010

Erskine Bowles and the Price of Ignorance: 335,000 a Year
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, July 15, 2010

The Attack of the Real Black Helicopter Gang: The IMF Is Coming for Your Social Security
Dean Baker
Truthout, July 12, 2010

Drunk Driving at BP
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, July 12, 2010

Time to Put the Deficit Commission Out of Our Misery
Dean Baker
Truthout, July 6, 2010

Republicans: The Party of Unemployment
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, July 6, 2010

The Right Prescription for an Ailing Economy
Dean Baker
The Nation, June 30, 2010

Boehner Puts Democrats on the Spot
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, June 30, 2010

Is Advice from the IMF Better than Advice from a Drunk in the Street?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, June 28, 2010
En Español

America Speaks Back: The Effort to Gut Social Security and Medicare Takes a Hit
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, June 28, 2010

Wall Street Congratulates Washington: A Job Well-Done
Dean Baker
Truthout, June 28, 2010

The Fear of Financial Markets

Dean Baker
The Hankyoreh (South Korea), June 26, 2010

Soothing the Spirits of the Restless Bond Market
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, June 21, 2010

America Speaks Back: Derailing the Drive to Cut Social Security and Medicare
Dean Baker
Truthout, June 21, 2010

Comparisons Between U.S., Greece Are Overblown
Dean Baker
The Hill, June 15, 2010

Weak Retail Sales Surprise Economists: Should We Be Surprised?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, June 14, 2010

"Free Market Fundamentalism" An Invention of Progressives
Dean Baker
Truthout, June 14, 2010

The Conservative Nanny State Strikes Again
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, June 10, 2010

Robbed of Jobs by the Deficit Cultists
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, June 7, 2010

Overcoming the Debt Trap
Dean Baker
Truthout, June 7, 2010

Opposing View on Housing Finance: Go Back to the Old Design
Dean Baker
USA Today, June 4, 2010

The TARP and the Deficit Hawks
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, June 1, 2010

Representative Jason Altmire: Job-Killing Deficit Hawk
Dean Baker
Truthout, June 1, 2010

Doing It for Our Children: Cutting Social Security and the BP Oil Spill
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, May 28, 2010

The Cult of Subprime Central Bankers
Dean Baker
Huffington Post, May 27, 2010

It’s Too Bad Keynes Didn’t Write in English
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, May 17, 2010

Family Friendly Cuts to Social Security: The Myth of Affluence Testing
Dean Baker
Truthout, May 17, 2010

The Greek Crisis and Our Parents’ Economics

Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, May 3, 2010

Greek Austerity Should Include a Tax Amnesty

Dean Baker
The Huffington Post, May 3, 2010

China: What Do We Want?

Dean Baker
Truthout, March 29, 2010

 

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