Stewart Acuff

Jan 29

Republican Presidential Follies

The Republican presidential nomination comedies have already started. Jeb Bush went to Salt Lake City to meet with Mitt Romney, presumably to discuss or bargain directly about which would bear the mantle of the

Sep 24

The Enigma of a Dismal Science

Economist Dr. Richard Levins, with whom I wrote my first book, Getting America Back to Work, says that economics is called the dismal science. I keep up with the thinking of all kinds of economists

Sep 11

Paul Krugman on What is and What Could Have Been

Back in 2009 shortly after the financial meltdown and the crash of the real economy with subsequent unemployment, declining wages, and the working families’ Depression that has persisted to this day, Dr. Richard Levins

Aug 13

Krugman Debunks Right-wing Economics

Last week NY Times columnist, Nobel Prize winner, and Princeton University professor Paul Krugman published a very important article debunking the economic assertions of the Financial Elite and radical right-wing economists. Most importantly, Krugman wrote: “The recovery

Jul 29

President Obama Hits the Trail to Put Forward an Economic Vision

President Obama is finally rejecting the economic arguments of Radical Right-wing Republicans and strongly putting forward an economic agenda that we have long known we need to get out of the economic ditch. The

Jun 27

New Support for Infrastructure Work and Development

Monday night I was on David Calef’s great radio show Inside Politics when he shocked me with a new poll. Gallup, often thought of as a Conservative and Republican polling firm, had just come

Mar 27

This much needed work would create jobs in America!

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) say America would have to spend three and a half trillion dollars to bring our nation’s infrastructure up to a grade of B. The ASCE gave our infrastructure a

Dec 14

Economic Patriotism: Our Gov’t Needs to PUT US TO WORK!

With 35 years of stagnant wages, healthcare take-backs, and pension cuts, working families and the American economy are suffering. As economics professor Dr. Richard Levins and I write in our first book, Getting America

Apr 12

Only People Who Are Working Can Fix Our Economy

Our nation has just been shaken by a completely home grown, manufactured and totally avoidable economic crisis–the politicization of the USA’s ability to pay its debts. This has resulted in the downgrade of our

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