Economics

LaVonne Neff 12-02-2010
A lot of us don't have as much disposable income as we had two or three years ago. Some of us have a lot less. But Christmas is coming, and we still want to give.
He has been working since he was a teenager. He graduated from high school, went to college, graduated, got a good job with a good company, married, had children, and bought a house.
Elizabeth Palmberg 11-29-2010
This year Congress finally passed reform that can get some of Wall Street's most damaging and harebrained schemes under control -- but only if the ground-level regulations written to implement the
Shane Claiborne 11-26-2010

As per usual, on Friday, we had all sorts of Buy Nothing Day festivities (check out the video here). But that's not what I want to talk about. I read recent posts on consumerism and Buy Nothing Day by Eugene Cho and Rachel Anderson here on God's Politics, and I admire the optimism and nuanced critiques. But this past weekend folks around the world stared in embarrassment, pity, and horror as people killed each other for bargains –- literally.

Julie Clawson 11-26-2010
Recently I walked through downtown Austin in my underwear. Okay, so it was actually men's boxers and an undershirt, but still, technically, underwear.
Jennifer Kottler 11-24-2010
This morning I learned about a website and a letter signed by more than 3 dozen millionaires (folks who have earned over $1 million in a year either now or in the past) asking the President to allo
Elizabeth Palmberg 11-09-2010
California's teachers are helping lead the way in recognizing that gambling on hunger is a way to lose your money -- and to hurt the world's poorest people.
Jeannie Choi 10-29-2010
Van Gogh. SF Giants. All Saints' Day. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week.

Andrew Simpson 10-18-2010
[Editor's Note: Myths and misinformation abound when it comes to the topic of immigration reform.
Hannah Lythe 10-14-2010
In April 2009, following the global financial crisis in late 2008, leaders of the G20 (the world's 19 largest economies plus the European Union) designated the http://blog.sojo.net/tag/int
Julie Clawson 9-21-2010
Should you not walk in the fear of our God?

Elizabeth Palmberg 9-17-2010

It's a great thing that Elizabeth Warren has just been appointed an advisor to the newly-created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which will help protect consumers from incomprehensible and pr

Tracey Bianchi 9-16-2010
As young kids, my sister and I always loved to rummage through my grandmother's basement.
Julie Clawson 9-15-2010
We live in a world full of pain and injustice; there is no getting around that fact.
Will McKitterick 9-14-2010
Pakistan is still in the midst of recovering from a devastating flood -- one of the worst humanitarian disasters in its history -- a
Against many odds, I was given the chance to spend six days at the Aspen Ideas Festival this summer.
Elizabeth Palmberg 8-05-2010
Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words.
Elizabeth Palmberg 8-03-2010
As is pretty universally agreed by economists and (these days) ignored by many politicians -- who seem determined to run on a Herbert Hoover platform -- in the short term, the government must and

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