Feb 19 2015

NYT Hopes India Can Avoid China's Plight: a High-Paid, Well-Educated Workforce

A front-page lead New York Times story is mainly valuable for the insight it provides into what the Times considers to be a healthy economy–and who that economy is supposed to benefit.

Dec 21 2012

Dean Baker on Social Security, Laila Al-Arian on Homeland and Islamophobia


Dean Baker cuts through the media spin on the “fiscal cliff” and Social Security cuts. And is the hit Showtime drama “Homeland” a deeply Islamophobic show? Laila Al-Arian joins us to discuss her recent piece for Salon.com.