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  • December 3, 2011

    The Real News Network

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    What a year this has been! Some of the Occupy encampments are being shut down, but the ideas, the outrage, and the commitment of the Occupy movement remain. The words “99 percent” have entered our permanent vocabulary, and the national discourse is being transformed. In the Middle East the Arab Spring is in the process of turning a region long controlled by once-unchallengeable U.S.-backed dictators into the centerpiece of today’s global transformations. And here in the U.S., through the work of organizations like the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, we are in the midst of our own huge transformation of public discourse on the Middle East. It’s an amazing time.

  • December 1, 2011

    Democracy for America TV features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    A Democracy for America panel discussion of the Institute for Policy Studies report "America is Not Broke -- How to Pay for the Crisis While Making the Country More Equitable, Green, and Secure" (www.ips-dc.org) detailing 24 policy suggestions to secure $824 billion of deficit reduction every year.

  • December 1, 2011

    The Nation features report “America Is Not Broke”

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  • November 28, 2011

    Public News Service features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    Sarah Anderson, global economy project director with the Institute, contributed to the report.

    "We identified a number of fiscal reforms that could raise as much as $824 billion a year and do it in ways that could make our country stronger, as well as putting people back to work."

  • November 27, 2011

    Kansas City InfoZine features report “America Is Not Broke”

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  • November 26, 2011

    The Salt Lake Tribune features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    The progressive think tank based in Washington, D.C., contends that the country’s financial resources have been misdirected, and it identified several reforms to make the United States “more equitable, green and secure.”

  • November 23, 2011

    WBAI 99.5 FM-Pacifica features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    John Cavanagh, IPS Director, discusses the "America Isn't Broke" report on the federal budget on WBAI's "Wakeup Call, a morning news magazine featuring in-depth coverage of local, national and international news, social and cultural issues and events. "Wakeup Call" brings voices and perspectives that are excluded from mainstream media. While the topics are serious and important, portions of the program are entertaining.

  • November 22, 2011

    KBOO Portland, Oregon features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    As we reported last night, the Congressional Supercommittee has failed to reach an agreement on one point two trillion dollars in budget cuts. To understand the implications of this failure, and examine alternatives to the partisan impasse, KBOO’s Crystal leighty spoke with Sarah Anderson. Anderson co-authored the report ‘America isn’t Broke’, which lays out a plan for reform that would generate seven times the total savings that the supercommittee was supposed to identify.

  • November 22, 2011

    Truthout features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    Truthout posts the transcript of Amy Goodman's interview with Sarah Anderson on Democracy Now. IPS's "America Isn't Broke report, says Anderson, "reminds people that we’re a rich country, we’ve just been spending too much money on war and handing out tax breaks to rich people and corporations, and we identify a number of fiscal reforms that could, as you said, save—-create $824 billion in savings while making the country stronger by making us more equitable, by having a cleaner environment and making us safer."

  • November 22, 2011

    Free Speech Radio News features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    The congresstional supercommittee fails to reach a deal on the debt. John Cavanagh, IPS Director, discusses what's next, moving beyond the debate.

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