austerityDean has one enormous blind spot – his assumption that federal deficits are evil and that the answer is to continue to wage vigorously the long war – the repeated assaults on the working class through austerity.  I have been writing a series of columns about the fact that the Democratic Party must learn from the election that it has to stop this long war.  I have explained why austerity produces immoral results because it is economically self-destructive and politically suicidal.

And if the Democrats don’t stop it, who will? What does America look like twenty years from now under these conditions?

Source: Bill Black: Howard Dean Wants to Continue Austerity’s Assault on the Working Class | naked capitalism

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