Topic: David Francis
Readers write in about the US Navy and partisan politics; deficit reduction and entitlements; government and the economy; and the middle class's deferred dreams.
11/23/2010 05:44 pm
While poverty has grown in the United States, it's been shrinking in Central and South America.
11/22/2010 03:11 pm
Kandahar is the Taliban's stronghold and target of an allied assault in Afghanistan. Can NATO win hearts and minds as well as territory?
11/16/2010 09:29 am
World trade suffered its worst slump since the Great Depression in 2008 and 2009.
11/10/2010 09:03 am
After midterms, Congress must tackle $1 trillion budget deficit. Proposed: crack down on tax evaders, cut non-war defense spending, and let tax cuts for the wealthy expire as scheduled.
11/01/2010 04:05 pm
The president's health care reform plan includes tools to restrain rising health-care costs, but they may not survive future political battles.
10/27/2010 05:16 pm
Currency market adjustments are a major focus of Friday's G-20 meeting of finance ministers and central bankers.
10/22/2010 08:46 am
While the poor get social programs worth $365 billion, the rich get more. Subsidies to help the prosperous build wealth added up to $384 billion last year.
10/18/2010 09:00 am
Changing economic conditions in China and the US have made it possible for the US government to take action on China's manipulation of the yuan.
10/15/2010 06:00 pm
Small business growth powers the economy. If Obama extends the tax cuts on small business owners, will that hurt more than it helps?
10/14/2010 06:09 pm