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Fiscal Cliff: Social Security, Medicare could be cut to rein in spending

Fiscal Cliff: Social Security, Medicare could be cut to rein in spending

As the clock ticked down on 2012 and the "fiscal cliff" loomed ever larger, concerns mounted among seniors and their advocates any solution to U.S. fiscal problems would be resolved at least partially on their backs.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

Critics: Too many 'Clintonistas' get posts

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Critics from the right and left say too many of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's choices for top administration posts thus far are Clinton-era retreads.

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

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Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank Wrap-Up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events, and position statements released by various think tanks.

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Author and economic journalist Robert Kuttner participates in a town hall meeting on the economy on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 16, 2008. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Robert Kuttner is an American journalist, writer, and economist. Kuttner is the co-founder and current co-editor of The American Prospect, which was created in 1990 as "an authoritative magazine of liberal ideas," according to its mission statement. He was a twenty year columnist for Business Week and continues to write columns in The Boston Globe.

He is also one of five co-founders of the Economic Policy Institute, and currently serves on its board of directors. In 2007, Kuttner joined the non-partisan public policy center Demos as a Distinguished Senior Fellow.

Robert Kuttner attended Oberlin College, the University of California, Berkeley, and the London School of Economics.

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