Dean Baker's Op-Eds 2010
GDP Outlook in 2011 After the Tax Deal
Saving Social Security: Stopping Obama’s Next Bad Deal
Shared Sacrifice: Where's Wall Street's Share?
Peter Orszag Goes to Citigroup and the Prospects for Tax Reform
The Tax Deal and the Apocalypse
Social Security Tax Cut: A Deal Breaker
In Defense of Giving Money to Rich People
The Deficit Panic, the TARP Financial Collapse and Other End of the World Stories
The Green Economy Is Here and It Ain’t Pretty
Deficit Distraction Disorder
If China Wants to Pay for Our Vacations, Should We Let Them?
Deficit Hawks: Substituting Money for Competence
Beating Up On Brad DeLong
'Bailout' Capitalism: Two Years On
Sins of Commissions: What Billion Can't Buy
The European Central Bank Sinks Ireland
Compromise on Social Security and Medicare? Why My Center-Left Friends are Wrong
Aqua Buddha and the Number 21
Trade Flows and Currency Values for the G-20
Deep-Six the Deficit Commission Report
The Deficit Commission’s Parallel Universe
The Wall Street TARP Gang Wants to Take Away Your Social Security
Quantitative Easing Round II: The Fed’s Second Shot
The Deficit Commission Tsunami
Bewitching Hour for Campaign Craziness?
Erskine Bowles: Social Security's Enemy No. 1?
Response to Avishai: Round III
Why Growth Still Feels Like Recession
Obama and the Story of the Great Recession: Rejoinder to Avishai
Economic Disaster, Krugman and Avishai, and Redefining "Small"
The U.K. Swallows Austerity So We Don’t Have To
Keeping Fear Alive: The Deficit Hawks Push Their Agenda
The DeFazio Congressional Race: Stop Wall Street Before It Kills Again
Rare Earth Materials and China: Housing Bubble Deniers Get Another One Wrong
Mortgage Mayhem: Fairy Tales on the Housing Market
Foreclosure Moratorium: Cracking Down on Liar Liens
Globalizing Healthcare: A Prescription with Benefits
Beneficent Counterfeiters and Economic Stimulus
The Social Security Pledge Versus the Old Politics
The Bipartisan Attack on Medicare
Inside Job: The Antidote to the TARP Celebrations
Currency Wars and Accounting Identities
Sleazy Xenophobia In Pursuit of Social Security Cuts
Tax Breaks Are Not Sufficient to Restore Employment
Foreclosure Funny Business: Banks Work Under Different Rules
Are The Politicians Stealing Your Social Security?
The Terrible Tale of the TARP Two Years Later
The Role of Government and the Foreclosure Crisis
The Soft Bigotry of Incredibly Low Expectations: The Case of Economists
Forced Busing, the Deficit Commission and Social Security
Will Politicians Pay a Price for Leaving 15 Million People Unemployed?
Looking Grim: The Prospects for Recovery in Europe
Ben Bernanke’s Trifecta of Errors
Is Defaulting on the National Debt on the Table?
Dana Milbank Pays Homage to Alan Simpson's Sexism and Ignorance
Advice from the IMF: Why Do These People Still Have Jobs?
Burning Down the House: Where the Housing Market Is Going
Senator Simpson’s Quick Budget Quiz
Become a Deficit Hawk: You Can Be Offensive, Sexist, and Ignorant
Pierce the Housing Bubble
Senator Simpson: He's Not Just Offensive, He's Ignorant
Surprised Economists Not Good for the Economy
Social Security: The Republicans Are Right
Fannie and Freddie Live Public or Die
When Wall Street Rules, We Get Wall Street Rules
Should We Bury Macroeconomists at Ground Zero?
The Public Pension Outrage and Alan Greenspan’s Pension
Bernanke’s Paralysis and the Need for an Independent Fed
Economists: The Missing Heroes of the State and Local Government Pension Crisis
This Economy Stinks, Yes It Does
That Joke About Intergenerational Equity
Double-Dip Recessions and the Strange Tale of Final Demand
Economists Tell the Masses: "It Could Have Been Worse"
The Budget Deficit Chicken Hawks
The Lights Are Out in Washington
The Senators Who Gave Us 15 Million Unemployed Want to Deny Them Benefits
Helping Homeowners: More Money to the Banks
J.P. Morgan CEO Fesses Up to Monopolistic Pricing
Elizabeth Warren for Consumer Protection Board
The Path of Unemployment in the Great Recession
Erskine Bowles and the Price of Ignorance: 335,000 a Year
The Attack of the Real Black Helicopter Gang: The IMF Is Coming for Your Social Security
Drunk Driving at BP
Time to Put the Deficit Commission Out of Our Misery
Republicans: The Party of Unemployment
The Right Prescription for an Ailing Economy
Boehner Puts Democrats on the Spot
Is Advice from the IMF Better than Advice from a Drunk in the Street?
America Speaks Back: The Effort to Gut Social Security and Medicare Takes a Hit
Wall Street Congratulates Washington: A Job Well-Done
Soothing the Spirits of the Restless Bond Market
America Speaks Back: Derailing the Drive to Cut Social Security and Medicare
Comparisons Between U.S., Greece Are Overblown
Weak Retail Sales Surprise Economists: Should We Be Surprised?
"Free Market Fundamentalism" An Invention of Progressives
The Conservative Nanny State Strikes Again
Robbed of Jobs by the Deficit Cultists
Overcoming the Debt Trap
Opposing View on Housing Finance: Go Back to the Old Design
The TARP and the Deficit Hawks
Representative Jason Altmire: Job-Killing Deficit Hawk
Doing It for Our Children: Cutting Social Security and the BP Oil Spill
The Cult of Subprime Central Bankers
It’s Too Bad Keynes Didn’t Write in English
Family Friendly Cuts to Social Security: The Myth of Affluence Testing