Tag Archives: American Economy

The Week: Opinion- Paul Waldman: ‘Americans Don’t Pay Enough Taxes’- Give Me a Break!

Source: The New Democrat Only Socialists whether they’re self-described Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders ( the only self-described Socialist in Congress, ( but not the only Socialist in Congress ) or trapped in the closet with no key or person … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Robert Reich- ‘The Common Good’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat In this long PBS style fundraiser marathon of a speech that Robert Reich gave in Washington about his book The Common Good, I got the sense that he was talking … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: FDR Created A Social Safety Net, Not Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I actually agree with Paul Jay on something here. ( For a change ) President Franklin Roosevelt, his Administration and Congress, didn’t create a socialist economic system in America for … Continue reading

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HBO: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver- Economic Development

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I get that John Oliver don’t like corporate welfare and neither do I and perhaps views any tax incentives as private business and individuals steeling government’s money. (As Socialists would argue) … Continue reading

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Reason: Hit & Run- Matt Welch- Republicans: ‘We Have To Cut Taxes Because We’re Too Cowardly To Cut Spending’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat According to Wikipedia. ‘Fiscal conservatism is the economic philosophy of prudence in government spending and debt. Fiscal Conservatives advocate the avoidance of deficit spending, the reaction of overall government spending … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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CEPR: Opinion- Dean Baker: Can We Pay For Single Payer?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Even Progressive Economist Dean Baker is acknowledging in his column on the CEPR (Center For Economic Policy Research) blog that moving from a private health insurance market and private health … Continue reading

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