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Three things you should know this week

Articles, commentary, research, and more from the past week:

One man’s journey through the mental health system
A three-part series published in the Boston Globe… 171 more words


CBO Expects Economic Growth to Pick Up in the Next Few Years

CBO Expects Economic Growth to Pick Up in the Next Few Years
Source: Congressional Budget Office

Yesterday CBO released its updated budget and economic outlook. To get a quick overview of our new economic forecast, view The Economic Outlook for 2014 to 2024 in 15 Slides.

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Business And Economics

Federal Debt Threatens Economy in Long Term + More - Daily Digest

The Patriot Post ~


“[N]o part of the property of any individual can, with justice, be taken from him, or applied to public uses, without his own consent, or that of the representative body of the people. 2,756 more words

Climate Change

CBO raises federal deficit estimate to $506 billion

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has raised its estimate for this year’s federal deficit to $506 billion, while slashing its growth forecast for the US economy. 227 more words


A new report delivers good news for corporations...and bad news for the rest of the economy

Over at ThinkProgress, I highlight concerning economic news buried in the Congressional Budget Office’s latest update to their budget and economic outlook:

The CBO now estimates that the economy will grow even slower than it expected in its previous economic outlook.

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Faith-based Politics

Dang. I know it’s not polite to brag, I told you so, but I just can’t help it. For most of the last four years I’ve been blogging, progressives (a group I admit having joined in the process) have been arguing with conservative bloggers about the “financial cliff”. 528 more words