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Jared Bernstein On The Economy

Jared Bernstein joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in May 2011 as a Senior Fellow. From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, executive director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class, and a member of President Obama’s economic team. Bernstein’s areas of expertise include federal and state economic and fiscal policies, income inequality and mobility, trends in employment and earnings, international comparisons, and the analysis of financial and housing markets.

The New York Times

The New York Times is an American daily newspaper founded and continuously published in New York City since 1851. The New York Times has won 108 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. The New York Times is nicknamed “the Old Gray Lady”, and long regarded within the industry as a national “newspaper of record.”

The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a leading American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C., and oldest extant in the area, founded in 1877. Located in the capital city of the United States, The Post has a particular emphasis on national politics.

Politico

Politico is an American political journalism organization based in Arlington, Virginia, that distributes its content via television, the Internet, newspaper, and radio. Its coverage of Washington, D.C., includes the U.S. Congress, lobbying, media and the Presidency.

The Hill

The Hill is a “must read” in print and online. Since its launch in 1994, The Hill has been the newspaper for and about Congress, breaking stories from Capitol Hill, K Street and the White House. The Hill stands alone in delivering solid, nonpartisan reporting on the inner workings of Congress and the nexus of politics and business.

Roll Call

CQ Roll Call provides essential intelligence and grassroots advocacy resources to take action. As the premier source of timely news, objective facts and analysis, and coverage of elections and the politics of legislation, we keep our fingers on the pulse of the legislative process and give our clients the tools they need to maximize their influence. We are the ultimate insider, and our unmatched network of relationships and expertise has powered the productivity of those who rely on us since 1945.

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a new research and grantmaking organization founded to accelerate cutting-edge analysis into whether and how structural changes in the U.S. economy, particularly related to economic inequality, affect economic growth.

NewsLink

Links to newspapers throughout the United States and the world

USA Today

USA Today is a national American daily newspaper published by the Gannett Company. It was founded by Al Neuharth on September 15, 1982. The newspaper vies with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the position of having the widest circulation of any newspaper in the United States, something it previously held since 2003.

CNN.com

CNN.com is among the world’s leaders in online news and information delivery. Staffed 24 hours, seven days a week by a dedicated staff in CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and in bureaus worldwide, CNN.com relies heavily on CNN’s global team of almost 4,000 news professionals.

Huffington Post

The Huffington Post is an American news website, content aggregator, and blog founded by Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer, Andrew Breitbart, and Jonah Peretti, featuring columnists and various news sources.

Policy Network

Policy Network is a leading think tank and international political network based in London that seeks to promote strategic thinking on progressive solutions to the challenges of the 21st century and the future of social democracy, impacting upon policy debates in the UK, the rest of Europe and the wider world.

Mother Jones

Mother Jones is a nonprofit news organization that specializes in investigative, political, and social justice reporting.

Newser

Newser describes itself as a news curator with a kick. Their editors hand-pick the best stories from hundreds of US and international sources and summarize them into sharply written, easy-to-digest news briefs.

Robert Reich

Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the last century. He has written thirteen books, including the best sellers “Aftershock” and “The Work of Nations.” His latest is an e-book, “Beyond Outrage.” He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine and chairman of Common Cause.

Perrspectives

Created by Jon Perr, Perrspectives has a simple though immodest mission: to help renew the American social contract and restore national unity.

Grasping Reality with Both Hands

A semi-daily journal of J. Bradford DeLong, a professor of economics at the University of California at Berkeley, chair of its political economy major, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and was in the Clinton administration a deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Real Clear Politics

Features political news stories from various sources

The Guardian

The Manchester Guardian was founded by John Edward Taylor in 1821, and was first published on May 5 of that year. The paper’s intention was the promotion of the liberal interest in the aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre and the growing campaign to repeal the Corn Laws that flourished in Manchester during this period.

The Economist

The Economist online offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology.

Economist View

Progressive blog created by Mark Thoma, a professor of economics at Oregon University.

New Deal 2.0

New Deal 2.0 is the blog created by the Roosevelt Institute, a nonprofit organization devoted to carrying forward the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

The Fiscal Times

The Fiscal Times is an editorially independent enterprise, written, edited and produced by experienced professional journalists, that provides an array of original reporting and analysis.

Talking Points Memo

Talking Points Memo (TPM) is the premier digital native political news organization in the United States – covering a broad range of politics, policy and national news in Washington D.C. and beyond. Founded in 2000, TPM has grown from a must-read blog to one of the most trusted and compelling websites in political journalism.

Slate

Slate is a daily general interest Web Magazine created in 1996.

Think Progress

Think Progress is a project of the Center for American Progress.