Tag Archives: Dean Baker

The Truth About “Obamacare.”

Once again, Democratic Perspective visited with Dean Baker, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. This time, the topic was the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). We began by asking about the benefits of … Continue reading

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Dean Baker Interview — Podcast August 27, 2012

The Republican Flim-Flam: Bain Capital, the Ryan Budget, and Federal Deficit Hysteria. Progressive economist Dean Baker, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, returns to Democratic Perspective to debunk some of the popular Republican myths about our economy: First, … Continue reading

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Beyond Austerity.

Once again, Democratic Perspective had the privilege to interview famed economist, Dean Baker. In case you’re not familiar with Mr. Baker, he predicted the housing bubble and its effects as early as 2002. He is co-founder of the Center for … Continue reading

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Dean Baker Interview — Podcast May 7, 2012

Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.  Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic Policy and Research, and author of The Conservative Nanny State (2006) and The End of Loser Liberalism (2011) returns … Continue reading

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Dean Baker Interview, Part 2 — Podcast February 6, 2012

“The Game Was Rigged”: What the 1% Was Really Up To. In the second part of his interview with Democratic Perspective, Dean Baker talks about who benefits from current economic policies, and what we might do to make them work … Continue reading

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More On The Economy With Dean Baker.

Democratic Perspective continued its discussion with acclaimed economist, Dean Baker by asking about the current debate over taxation of the wealthy. “Progressives need a new approach to politics,” he replied. “Most of the public debate is conservatives want to leave things … Continue reading

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An Expert’s View Of Our Economy.

Following President Obama’s State of The Union address, Democratic Perspective invited Dean Baker to discuss the economy. A highly respected macro-economist and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Baker writes a weekly commentary on the economy which … Continue reading

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Dean Baker Interview — Podcast January 30, 2011

Unemployment, Economic Stimulus, and the Deficit: In an exclusive interview with Democratic Perspective, progressive economist Dean Baker, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, discusses what has happened to the U.S. economy since the collapse of … Continue reading

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