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Is it Time to Manipulate the Debt for the Greater Good?

Jeremy Cook | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Jeremy Cook

We got into this mess through financial engineering and manipulation for individual profit. Maybe it's time we considered some more manipulation, this time for the benefit of everyone and not a greedy few.

US Senators Pass Bill To Raise Debt Ceiling, Hours Before Deadline

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

US Senators have passed a bill that will raise the debt ceiling and stop the country defaulting on its loans, but cut government spending by $2.1 tril...

Extremely Republican or Republican Extremism?

Colleen Becker | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Politics
Colleen Becker

Observers of the American economic crisis might characterize Republicans' refusal to raise the nation's debt ceiling as mere brinkmanship orchestrated to undermine President Barack Obama's leadership.