2024-06-19 12:46 AM

Paul Krugman: Responding To Recession

Suddenly, the economic consensus seems to be that the implosion of the housing market will indeed push the U.S. economy into a recession, and that it's quite possible that we're already in one.

Nicholas F. Benton: China

My exclusive interview this week with a leading health official from the U.S. working on the AIDS crisis in Zambia, Africa, revealed conditions on the ground there almost too horrible to describe. There is no one critical problem there that is not interlinked with at least a half-dozen others and the conventional wisdom is that […]

Helen Thomas: U.S. Muddles Along in Mideast

WASHINGTON — The Bush administration has a mess on its hands in the Middle East, due to its inept policies in Iraq and Palestine. As the president continues to muddle along, Congress and the American people remain incredibly mute, marking time.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

Five months ago, I protested in front of the Sudanese embassy to call for an end to the genocide in the Darfur region by the Sudanese government through its support for the Janjaweed militia. In the days that followed, a peace agreement was reached between one of the three rebel groups and the Sudanese government. 

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

NCSL Annual Meeting Early this summer, the Speaker of the House appointed me to the Committee on Education of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). I attended my first meeting in Nashville during the NCSL Annual Meeting in mid-August.