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PBS: NewsHour- Paul Solomon Interviewing Charles Murray- Why Economic Anxiety is Driving Working Class Voters to Trumpism

“The American middle class and you could go down half of a class and look at the working class in America who tend to be blue-collar and …” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The American … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One One thing with having a not only a Democratic … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: “New Deal Created the Middle Class”: Not So Fast

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Government, doesn’t create economic classes. They can assist people to do better. Which is where things like education, infrastructure, a modern working regulatory state, a tax code that encourages expansion … 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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The Richest: The Worst Black Friday Disasters

Source: The Richest: The Worst Black Friday Disasters Black Friday, the official start of the Christmas shopping season in America and as someone who has some experience working in retail I know how crazy it can be. It is that … 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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