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Corporations don't need a tax cut, so why is Obama proposing one?
US companies are making big profits and paying few taxes, but presidential candidates want to lower tax rates further.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2012 08:18 GMT
Improvement in the US manufacturing sector obscures the fact that workers, by and large, aren't sharing in the gains.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 16:30 GMT
The downward mobility of the US middle class
More and more people in the US are living in poverty - yet Mitt Romney's policies would further shred the safety net.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2012 17:17 GMT
Want to understand the economy? Don't read the press
Financial crimes and woes are severely underreported in the media, and in many cases, completely overlooked.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 17:03 GMT
The de-politicisation of political media
US political ideologies are converging on the right, but the power of ideas doesn't matter in this popularity contest.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2011 14:02 GMT
Obama's job speech may save just one: his own
The president's new jobs initiative is too little, too late - and has little chance of congressional approval.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 10:44 GMT
Kamikaze tactics used in US debt battle
Conservatives cynically use the US debt ceiling as a bargaining chip; meanwhile, Americans suffer.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2011 09:09 GMT
It's a plutocracy, stupid
AIPAC is only part of a widely corrupt US political system which is based on wealth-driven interests, analyst argues.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2011 13:03 GMT
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