Tag Archives: taxes

Rolling Back the Submerged State

If you listened carefully to President Obama’s big policy speech on the national debt yesterday you may have heard this: “The tax code is also loaded up with spending on things like itemized deductions. And while I agree with the … Continue reading

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Budgeting in Bad Faith

There’s an honest debate that needs to happen in the United States about reducing a large and growing national debt. Instead, we have major confusion at the moment, and most of the seeds have been sown by Representative Paul Ryan … Continue reading

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Give some bread back to the bakers

One of the disturbing features of American income inequality is the rising disconnection between the wages of ordinary workers and the compensation of a small cadre of executives. Despite huge gains in productivity over the last three decades, median wages … Continue reading

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Over the Wire

Dr David Parenti: We get the grant, we study the problem, we propose solutions. If they listen, they listen. If they don’t, it still makes for great research. What we publish on this is gonna get a lot of attention. … Continue reading

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