Economic Issues

Economic issues: Archives on the sequestor

Watch President Obama address the issue of the sequester in Newport News, VA February 26 2013

 

 

Economics PAN: Hot Topics

Firmly on the agenda for debate are the issues of

  • the discussion of income and wealth inequalities
  • employment, unemployment and job creation
  • regulation of financial services sector

A focal point for activism around these, and other issues, is the Occupy Wall Street movement

Economic Issues: The 2012 Budget

 

Debate raged and negotiations proceeded to produce a very different 2011 Budget from what President Obama proposed. 

Here we track how that developed and show some highlights in that process.

President Obama's speech on the 2012 Budget

 

Read the proposed Budget here.

 

 

See the outcome of the Budget

 

Economic Issues: Online resources, books and articles

Videos: President Obama's Speech to Congress on Jobs -

Other videos

 

 

Books Reviews:

 

Tett, Gillian Fool's Gold

 

 

Economic Issues PAN: Policies under debate

Some of these policies are listed below:
  • Economic stimulus spending and budgets (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; 2010 Budget; Hope for Homeowners Act)

Suggested Activities for the Economics Issues PAN

 
This policy action network wishes to  encourage members to debate topical issues and provide a forum for constructive ideas to be elevated to the appropriate policymaking bodies via Democrats Abroad. 
 
To discuss and debate these issues and ideas go to the Economics Forum.
 
Tthe E-PAN would like to  organize events for its members to include:

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