The Atlantic magazine derided a series of economic studies estimating "unfunded liabilities" facing the United States at between $38 trillion and $200 trillion, determining through simplistic assumptions that U.S. liabilities are not a problem.
Tom Eddlem, writer for The New American, gives a contrast between Australia's economy and that of the United States, covering such factors as national debt, savings, and interest rates.
Back-to-back sales of prominent newspapers this week continues a trend at least a decade old as their readers increasingly get their news from more trusted sources on the Internet.
The gradual conversion of the American economy into one of part-time workers continues apace. The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms it.