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Borrowing from Peter to Pay Paul

Stephanie A. Miner, the Mayor of Syracuse NY, has an important op-ed essay in The NY Times Thursday. Syracuse is one of hundreds of cities around the state and tens of thousands around the country that are struggling with the potentially disastrous effects of out-of-control pension costs. Where this crisis is heading can be seen…Read more Borrowing from Peter to Pay Paul

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Posted on 15 February 2013 | 10:23 am

Roberto Unger: A Wartime Economy Without a War

“Ouch.” With that simple yet evocative Facebook status update, I was led this week on a journey into my intellectual past. The link attached to the painful interjection led to a video by Roberto Mangabeira Unger. It is a provocative video titled “Beyond Obama.” It calls for progressives to work for the defeat of Presidential…Read more Roberto Unger: A Wartime Economy Without a War

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Posted on 22 June 2012 | 3:25 pm