Tax Cuts Are Like Fish…

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Well, I was just paraphrasing a good headline from the Economic Policy Institute (imagine that…a snappy headline from the staid but smart folks over there…keep it up). A few days …

The Nonsense About Tax Cuts

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Not surprisingly, the minimum wage passed the House yesterday with an overwhelming vote: 315-116. Joining all Democrats were 82 Republicans who were smart enough, even if they detest the idea …

A Ten-Step Economic Program

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Since I never indulge in New Year’s resolutions, I thought, instead, it would be worth drawing up an economic to-do list for the Democratic leaders. It would be a guidepost …

More on the Education Lie

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Lo and behold, I just get finished writing about the phony promise of education as our economic salvation and, down from the mountaintop, drops a new report from—get this cool …

The Education Myth

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Over and over again, the people of our country hear that the solution to inadequate wages, disappearing heath care, vanishing pensions, and staggering personal debt is quite simple: get educated. …