Features related to fiscal cliff

December 4, 2013 | Blog

We’re still living with those $80 billion across-the-board cuts from the sequester, and now they’re at it again. Continue reading

The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York harbor. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 11, 2013 | BillBoard

“What We’re Reading” is a collection of articles, blog posts, smart charts and other news that we’re reading here at Moyers & Company. Today’s round-up includes reports on drone warfare, austerity and the NRA. Continue reading

January 11, 2013 | Moyers & Company

The New York Times columnist explains why our top priority should be getting America back to work – if only Washington would stop throwing distractions in the way. Continue reading

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, returns to his office from the House chamber, as talks continue regarding the "fiscal cliff" bill passed by the Senate Monday night. Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 3, 2013 | Blog
Congress's solution to the "fiscal cliff" is far from perfect, but it does do a lot to help Americans who are living in poverty.
The lights of the U.S. Capitol remain lit into the night as the House continues to work on the "fiscal cliff" legislation proposed by the Senate, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 2, 2013 | BillBoard
Want to know more about the 11th hour deal Congress and the White House reached? Here's a collection of articles explaining what's in the deal and differing viewpoints on the consequences.
Courtney Thornton, 10, and her mother, Colleen Thornton, participate in a candlelight vigil outside the Chester-Upland School District administration building in Chester, Pa. School Administrators say they won't be able to make payroll Wednesday, Jan. 18, unless the state advances the district $18.7 million in expected funding. January 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
December 20, 2012 | Blog

Ten suggestions to improve education for all American children from The Nation’s Greg Kaufmann. Continue reading

December 14, 2012

Bruce Bartlett and Yves Smith join Bill in a discussion about why Washington insiders are talking about the deficit crisis instead of the jobs crisis. Continue reading

December 14, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Why the fiscal cliff is merely a phantom menace — and what we should be talking about instead. Continue reading

Affordable housing on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. March 2012. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
December 2, 2012 | Blog

The Nation‘s Greg Kaufmann reports that, as the weather grows colder and the fiscal cliff approaches, Americans living in affordable housing are worried about how the budget negotiations in Congress will affect them. Continue reading

November 29, 2012 | Blog

The Obama team has asked Americans to tweet their support for extending middle class tax cuts in the fiscal cliff negotiations. Continue reading

November 16, 2012 | Group Think
The former Reagan and Bush administration staffer and author of Reaganomics: Supply-Side Economics in Action says Republicans need to bend on tax increases.
November 16, 2012 | Group Think
The public policy expert and former labor secretary says we can't tackle the budget deficit until the economy is back on track.
November 16, 2012 | Group Think
The AFL-CIO president says that the way Americans cast their ballots should inform how Washington deals with the fiscal cliff.
November 16, 2012 | Group Think
The author writes the fiscal cliff is a unique opportunity to solve three of the most pressing problems facing our country.
November 16, 2012 | Group Think
The CBPP economist wants to extend earned income and child tax credits, as well as the Bush-era tax credits.
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