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this is a silly article. this section gets close to the reality of the matter, but the reconciliation process was *underway* while Biden was wooing _...Read More_
this is a silly article. this section gets close to the reality of the matter, but the reconciliation process was *underway* while Biden was wooing _...Read More_
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"Socially valuable data can be combined with standards that safeguard individual privacy."
"Socially valuable data can be combined with standards that safeguard individual privacy."
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"Companies won’t make permanent investments in new employees based on temporary revenue."
"Companies won’t make permanent investments in new employees based on temporary revenue."
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"A recent rise in interest rates hints that a recovery is on the way, but it could also mean harder choices ahead on spending."
"A recent rise in interest rates hints that a recovery is on the way, but it could also mean harder choices ahead on spending."
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"Average Americans want to cut the military budget, but a constant stream of defense contractor cash to Congress makes such cuts unlikely. Perhaps the best way to argue against the continued expansion of the gargantuan budget for war: _...Read More_
"Average Americans want to cut the military budget, but a constant stream of defense contractor cash to Congress makes such cuts unlikely. Perhaps the best way to argue against the continued expansion of the gargantuan budget for war: _...Read More_
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Speculative manias are in the air, as evidenced by the recent price surges for bitcoin, a digital asset with a fundamental value of zero, and GameStop, a declining retailer. Those asset bubbles have a clear cause: the massive expansion of _...Read More_
Speculative manias are in the air, as evidenced by the recent price surges for bitcoin, a digital asset with a fundamental value of zero, and GameStop, a declining retailer. Those asset bubbles have a clear cause: the massive expansion of _...Read More_
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"What do you do when the facts change? If policy makers stick to their priors, they risk inflation."
"What do you do when the facts change? If policy makers stick to their priors, they risk inflation."
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"Past stimulus payments haven done enough to stoke consumer spending, and that will influence what the next relief bill looks like."
"Past stimulus payments haven done enough to stoke consumer spending, and that will influence what the next relief bill looks like."
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Ivy League Study has not been without a job for a year. Ivy League Study isn't living through a pandemic. Ivy League Study doesn't have to pay a mortgage or rent. Ivy League Study is just one little article based on bunk.
Ivy League Study has not been without a job for a year. Ivy League Study isn't living through a pandemic. Ivy League Study doesn't have to pay a mortgage or rent. Ivy League Study is just one little article based on bunk.
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The last thing Congress should be doing right now is looking for ways to help fewer struggling families. I strongly oppose lowering the income eligibility cap for stimulus checks from $75,000 to $50,000. It's bad economic policy and just _...Read More_
The last thing Congress should be doing right now is looking for ways to help fewer struggling families. I strongly oppose lowering the income eligibility cap for stimulus checks from $75,000 to $50,000. It's bad economic policy and just _...Read More_
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"The Congressional Budget Office said raising the federal minimum wage to $15 would also increase the deficit, potentially helping the proposal’s prospects of being included in relief legislation."
"The Congressional Budget Office said raising the federal minimum wage to $15 would also increase the deficit, potentially helping the proposal’s prospects of being included in relief legislation."
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"They all agree pandemic aid is warranted, but the question is how big and how quickly."
"They all agree pandemic aid is warranted, but the question is how big and how quickly."
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"The evidence for targeting tells you nothing about whether it’s good policy, and it’s not even decent targeting."
"The evidence for targeting tells you nothing about whether it’s good policy, and it’s not even decent targeting."
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>"Everyone who got a check last time should get one now.
>"Everyone who got a check last time should get one now.
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"Like today, policy makers of the 1960s had bigger worries than prices. Then a spike crushed the economy."
"Like today, policy makers of the 1960s had bigger worries than prices. Then a spike crushed the economy."