Articles by Dean Baker
Republican budget is not about defending the country, but defending defense contractors' profits.
President's stimulus plan helped create nearly 3 million jobs, even if he could have done more.
Congress scored a rare bipartisan victory by including work sharing provision in the recently passed payroll tax cut extension.
The economy has one major problem right now and that is a serious lack of jobs.
Laying off teachers and firefighters will not create jobs in the private sector.
Stimulus works, but only when it is big enough
The middle class pays more so the rich can pay less.
The Occupy Wall Street movement is the real Tea Party.
If anything, they Dodd-Frank Act should have been stronger.