Economy

"Have-Lots" vs. "Have-Nots" in Connecticut

No left-wing slant here: "...the income gap between the have-lots and the have-nots is widening faster in Connecticut than in any other state."

Survivalism: Now, It's Hip!

"Survivalism, it seems, is not just for survivalists anymore. Faced with a confluence of diverse threats - a tanking economy, a housing crisis, looming environmental disasters, and a sharp spike ...

'World News' Portrays Financially Overstretched Family as Underdogs

Staten Island couple earning less than $30,000 a year defaulted on $335,000 mortgage, but depicted as prey of 'predatory lenders.'

Bush "Detached From the Nation's Economic Woes"

Sheryl Gay Stolberg leads off: "The first hint that President Bush might be detached from the nation's economic woes was in February, when he conceded that he had not heard about predictions of ...

Times Trumpets Poll Showing Americans Think US "On Wrong Track"

One question just added to the NYT/CBS News poll: "From what you know, how much do you think the cost of the war in Iraq has contributed to the U.S. economic problems - a lot, some, not much or ...

'Today' Teaches History, Shows Light at End of Recession Tunnel

NBC morning show assumes economy is in recession, compares current conditions to 1973, 1987 and 2001.

ABC Rides with Foreclosure Police for Economic Heartbreak Report

'Good Morning America's' Mike von Fremd reports on law enforcement having to compel homeowners in foreclosure to leave.

Media Pit 'Main Street' Against Wall Street

Theme emphasizes a divide between rich and poor, evokes John Edwards's 'two Americas.'

A Double Standard on the Dow: If It Soars, It Bores...

...but if it's bleeding value, it leads the front page.

'This Week': George Will vs. The World on Housing Bailout

Lone conservative, free-market voice George Will faces off against liberals Robert Reich, Donna Brazile and Paul Krugman.
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