Category Archives: Economy

The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings … Continue reading

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Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Capitalism for Growth, Government for Fairness

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat You need a healthy private enterprise capitalist economic system for any economy to do well. That has been proven for a hundred-years now. Marxist state-control of the economy simply doesn’t … Continue reading

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Third Way: Staff: Ready For The New Economy

Source: Third Way: Staff: Ready For The New Economy The Democratic economic agenda for 2016 needs to be both different and better than the Republican economic agenda. (assuming either party offers one) For Democrats to retain the presidency and do … Continue reading

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Conservable Economist: Opinion: Timothy Taylor: Rethinking Parameters of the US Welfare State

Source: Conservable Economist: Opinion: Timothy Taylor: Rethinking Parameters of the US Welfare State I have no problems with the American welfare state being smaller than Europe’s when it comes to a percentage of gross national product, or in pure dollars. … Continue reading

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Cato Institute: Daniel Shapiro on the Welfare State

Cato Institute: Daniel Shapiro on the Welfare State I’m not sure that Daniel Shapiro understands what Social Security is. And even though the title of his talk is about the so-called welfare state, this video only covers Social Security. Social … Continue reading

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Democracy Journal: Opinion- Nick Hanauer & David Rolf- Shared Security, Shared Growth

Source: Democracy Journal: Opinion- Nick Hanauer & David Rolf- Shared Security, Shared Growth I agree with Nick Hanauer and David Rolf, that the American economy lacks economic growth and job security. That workers are constantly changing jobs, because either they lose … Continue reading

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RAND: Publications: Paul Sorenson: Mileage-Based User Fees For Transportation Funding

RAND: Publications: Paul Sorenson: Mileage-Based User Fees for Transportation Funding Mileage-based user fees to help fund new roads, might be worth looking at to fund and repair infrastructure in America. The more you drive, you more you pay for roads, … Continue reading

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