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“The Chinese have not given Trump virtually anything, and the tariffs are hurting the United States,” “They’re damaging to the U.S. economy, and they’re a tax on the U.S. consumer in the middle of a pandemic."
“The Chinese have not given Trump virtually anything, and the tariffs are hurting the United States,” “They’re damaging to the U.S. economy, and they’re a tax on the U.S. consumer in the middle of a pandemic."
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>"While many will breathe a sigh of relief as President Trump departs from the White House, up to the end US voters still had more faith in him than in Joe Biden when it came to the economy. This column compares the performance of the US _...Read More_
>"While many will breathe a sigh of relief as President Trump departs from the White House, up to the end US voters still had more faith in him than in Joe Biden when it came to the economy. This column compares the performance of the US _...Read More_
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>"If it does, higher inflation could be the consequence"
>"If it does, higher inflation could be the consequence"
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People say a poverty-wage job is better than no job at all. Problem is, once you accept that job, the guy next door can pay the same thing. Then the market is set. Next thing you know, the bottom 44% of U.S. workers are making a median of _...Read More_
People say a poverty-wage job is better than no job at all. Problem is, once you accept that job, the guy next door can pay the same thing. Then the market is set. Next thing you know, the bottom 44% of U.S. workers are making a median of _...Read More_
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>"Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week and remained elevated, signaling heightened _...Read More_
>"Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week and remained elevated, signaling heightened _...Read More_
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"As Kennedy pointed out, the production of napalm and nuclear warheads counted towards GDP but the health of American children and the joy of their play did not." "What the GDP figures tell us is that the economy collapsed between late _...Read More_
"As Kennedy pointed out, the production of napalm and nuclear warheads counted towards GDP but the health of American children and the joy of their play did not." "What the GDP figures tell us is that the economy collapsed between late _...Read More_
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"The economic repercussions of the pandemic, on top of existing vulnerabilities, will make it hard for developing countries to bounce back quickly."
"The economic repercussions of the pandemic, on top of existing vulnerabilities, will make it hard for developing countries to bounce back quickly."
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"A surge in state investments has helped lift the Chinese economy from the effects of Covid-19 but likely has worsened one of its deepest weaknesses: low productivity."
"A surge in state investments has helped lift the Chinese economy from the effects of Covid-19 but likely has worsened one of its deepest weaknesses: low productivity."
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The article outlines evolving thinking on debt, but doesn't note that markets & MMT were way ahead--the framework for getting it right has important implications for fiscal policy going forward. Also making room for more diverse views _...Read More_
The article outlines evolving thinking on debt, but doesn't note that markets & MMT were way ahead--the framework for getting it right has important implications for fiscal policy going forward. Also making room for more diverse views _...Read More_
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"The federal response to the pandemic has been massive — a $5 trillion effort. It has also been a con. Under the cloud cover of Covid-19, the shareholder class has used its outsized influence over the…"
"The federal response to the pandemic has been massive — a $5 trillion effort. It has also been a con. Under the cloud cover of Covid-19, the shareholder class has used its outsized influence over the…"
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"Big Tech. business model is doing irreparable harm to society. But there is an alternative, and we don’t need to destroy the tech giants to get there."
"Big Tech. business model is doing irreparable harm to society. But there is an alternative, and we don’t need to destroy the tech giants to get there."
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Nobody is suffering more from a global chocolate standoff than the Ivory Coast cocoa farmer. _...Read More_
Nobody is suffering more from a global chocolate standoff than the Ivory Coast cocoa farmer. _...Read More_
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>"Under the cover of COVID-19, the state’s legislature will try to rush through massive tax breaks for big business next week."
>"Under the cover of COVID-19, the state’s legislature will try to rush through massive tax breaks for big business next week."
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>"We could shift the failed tax preference for opportunity zones into a targeted strategy to create more jobs for rural America."
>"We could shift the failed tax preference for opportunity zones into a targeted strategy to create more jobs for rural America."