Next Economy Notes - Buffett Rule and Jobs

Washington is buzzing this week about the Buffett Rule. Meanwhile, normal people just want to find a job. Is there a connection between the Buffet Rule and job creation?

In case you missed it, the Department of Treasury came up with an interesting graphic depicting the depths of the financial crisis and the state of the economy.

Jared Bernstein has a great post on the fiscal cliff.

The consumer price index inched higher in March, largely due to rising gas prices. 

Politico has a list of the top ten political races tied to higher gas prices.

As we creep up on Earth Day (how could you forget?), the White House would like to remind you that economic growth and environmental protection aren't oppositional ideas.

Finally, looking for a growth industry? You should check out holographic reincarnation.