liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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Economics: Feel Good or Cold Hard Facts?

Great article here about medicare and the cancerous economic mess that our leading presidential candidates don't dare mention:
http://money.cnn.com/2008/03/03/news/economy/104239768.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2008030405

Swiped, unchecked factoids:

Obama’s economist is Austan Goolsbee, a brilliant Massachusetts Institute of Technology PhD at Chicago Business School and a valuable source of free-trade advice over almost a decade

Mrs Clinton’s campaign boasts of no professional economist, rather her trade advisers are pro-union, anti-globalisation --from the Economic Policy Institute and the AFL-CIO union federation.
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