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>"It’s time to repeal pay-as-you-go requirements, a throwback to the austerity economics of the Clinton-Obama era."
>"It’s time to repeal pay-as-you-go requirements, a throwback to the austerity economics of the Clinton-Obama era."
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Totally agree with this piece on why the tax and spending fights should have been decoupled from the outset and why stitching them together in the name of ‘fiscal responsibility’ “serves as a fiscal straitjacket tightening around the Biden _...Read More_
Totally agree with this piece on why the tax and spending fights should have been decoupled from the outset and why stitching them together in the name of ‘fiscal responsibility’ “serves as a fiscal straitjacket tightening around the Biden _...Read More_
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"Talk about bringing receipts. This article calls out companies that are lobbying against corporate tax changes and cites multiple studies (including ITEP’s) that highlight how multinationals exploit loopholes to dodge taxes."
"Talk about bringing receipts. This article calls out companies that are lobbying against corporate tax changes and cites multiple studies (including ITEP’s) that highlight how multinationals exploit loopholes to dodge taxes."
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"Although the US economy has enjoyed a strong recovery from the pandemic-induced recession, its prospects for more robust, sustainable, and equitable long-term growth remain tenuous. Much will depend on whether Congress can muster the will _...Read More_
"Although the US economy has enjoyed a strong recovery from the pandemic-induced recession, its prospects for more robust, sustainable, and equitable long-term growth remain tenuous. Much will depend on whether Congress can muster the will _...Read More_
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>"One estimate says the bill would add $1.4 trillion to the U.S. economy over eight years, but without enough workers, efforts to strengthen roads and public _...Read More_
>"One estimate says the bill would add $1.4 trillion to the U.S. economy over eight years, but without enough workers, efforts to strengthen roads and public _...Read More_
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"The United States has a long history of bipartisan compromises, from the Great Compromise of 1787 to Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society initiative in 1965 to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. In today's highly polarized political _...Read More_
"The United States has a long history of bipartisan compromises, from the Great Compromise of 1787 to Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society initiative in 1965 to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. In today's highly polarized political _...Read More_
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"Bipartisan action now would reverse decades of underinvestment and make our economy more competitive, more inclusive, and more resilient."
"Bipartisan action now would reverse decades of underinvestment and make our economy more competitive, more inclusive, and more resilient."
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"Some have asked: “Are we over-investing here?” The former Fed chair and current Treasury Secretary's response is “no” – and there are at least three compelling reasons, she writes for Yahoo Finance."
"Some have asked: “Are we over-investing here?” The former Fed chair and current Treasury Secretary's response is “no” – and there are at least three compelling reasons, she writes for Yahoo Finance."
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"Afghanistan could become the biggest test yet of a Chinese diplomatic model that’s driven by loans, commodities and infrastructure deals rather than demands for liberal policies. If the Taliban pursue moderate policies toward women that _...Read More_
"Afghanistan could become the biggest test yet of a Chinese diplomatic model that’s driven by loans, commodities and infrastructure deals rather than demands for liberal policies. If the Taliban pursue moderate policies toward women that _...Read More_
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Any government that issues it’s own currency and doesn’t peg it to anything- gold, another currency, can afford to do what the US, UK etc did during the pandemic- invent loads of money. Inflation is the limit and that only arrives when _...Read More_
Any government that issues it’s own currency and doesn’t peg it to anything- gold, another currency, can afford to do what the US, UK etc did during the pandemic- invent loads of money. Inflation is the limit and that only arrives when _...Read More_
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"After years of partisan gridlock, Republicans join Democrats in support of future investment in highways, transit."
"After years of partisan gridlock, Republicans join Democrats in support of future investment in highways, transit."
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"A top economic aide to President Joe Biden moved to reassure moderate Democratic that the new $3.5 trillion budget bill would not fuel long-term inflation as they begin pivoting toward the next obstacle to the administration's economic _...Read More_
"A top economic aide to President Joe Biden moved to reassure moderate Democratic that the new $3.5 trillion budget bill would not fuel long-term inflation as they begin pivoting toward the next obstacle to the administration's economic _...Read More_
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"Given the sorry state of American infrastructure, even inefficient projects are likely to pass a reasonable cost-benefit analysis."
"Given the sorry state of American infrastructure, even inefficient projects are likely to pass a reasonable cost-benefit analysis."
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thehill.com ↗︎
Bernard L. Weinstein, opinion contributor, Bernard L. Weinstein, opinion contributor
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thehill.com ↗︎
Bernard L. Weinstein, opinion contributor, Bernard L. Weinstein, opinion contributor
"Biden’s plans for the energy industry would discourage production and innovation, thereby jeopardizing technical advances."
"Biden’s plans for the energy industry would discourage production and innovation, thereby jeopardizing technical advances."
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