Susan F. Fein­er earned her PhD in eco­nom­ics at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mass­a­chu­setts, Amherst. An invit­ed vis­it­ing pro­fes­sor at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Athens, Greece, the Uni­ver­si­ty of South Aus­tralia, and the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ams­ter­dam, she is inter­na­tion­al­ly rec­og­nized as one of the orig­i­nal con­trib­u­tors to the new field of fem­i­nist eco­nom­ics. Her book, with Pro­fes­sor Dru­cil­la Bark­er, Lib­er­at­ing Eco­nom­ics: fem­i­nist per­spec­tives on fam­i­lies, work and glob­al­iza­tion was rec­og­nized as an out­stand­ing aca­d­e­m­ic title.” She’s pub­lished wide­ly in for­mal eco­nom­ics jour­nals and is now focus­ing on eco­nom­ic jour­nal­ism to pro­mote social change. She writes for Women’s Enews, MS. Mag­a­zine, The Women’s Review of Books, On the Issues, as well as a month­ly Insight col­umn for the Maine Sun­day Telegraph.
Once Upon a Fiscal Cliff
The deficit hawks appear to love fairy tales; here's one based in reality