Jack Ras­mus, pro­fes­sor of eco­nom­ics and polit­i­cal econ­o­my at San­ta Clara Uni­ver­si­ty and St. Marys Col­lege, is author of Epic Reces­sion: Pre­lude to Glob­al Depres­sion, and The War at Home: The Cor­po­rate Offen­sive From Ronald Rea­gan to George W. Bush. His forth­com­ing book (2011) is Obama’s Econ­o­my: Why Recov­ery Failed. What’s Next? Ras­mus has pub­lished numer­ous arti­cles in Z mag­a­zine, Cri­tique, Amand­la, Against the Cur­rent, the Dis­patch­er and oth­er periodicals.
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The Trillion-Dollar Debt Ceiling Deal: Class Warfare in Action
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The Real Deficit Culprits: Offshoring and Corporate Tax Evasion
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The Truth Behind the Public Pensions’ Funding Gap
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President Obama, the Jobs Crisis and Corporate America’s Game Plan
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Obama’s State of the Union: No Jobs, but More Business Tax Cuts
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The Truth Behind the December Jobless Numbers
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The ‘Repo-Demo’ Party’s Three Phase Austerity Plan for America
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Why Tax Cuts Don’t—and Won’t—Create Jobs
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Crash Landing
United Airlines' ditching of this pensions may well precipitate a national crisis
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Who Benefits?
The big winners of Private Investment Accounts