Economic progress fails to lift US mood, Democrats’ prospects

Economic progress fails to lift US mood, Democrats’ prospects | MSNBC >by: Suzy Khimm |11/06/14 07:23 AM—Updated 11/06/14 07:35 AM | Repost 11/06/2014 11:05:04 AM | On paper, things seem to be looking up for the U.S. economy. The private sector has recovered the number of private-sector jobs that were lost after the financial crisis. Unemployment fell to 5.9% last month, down from 7.9% at the same time in 2012. […]

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Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear”

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear” whether democracy or plutocracy will prevail in America – Salon.com >by: Luke Brinker | Friday, Oct 24, 2014 08:45 AM EST |RePost 10/25/2014 7:25:07 PM| What do Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed Hong Kong leader, have in common? Both men, in their own ways, are part of the plutocratic revolt against democracy that Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman […]

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