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Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
Donald Trump has forced the GOP to admit it really has no interest in serious spending cuts or in balancing the budget.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory
The Silver State is not what it used to be and its lawmakers can not help saying "yes" to billionaires seeking taxpayer largesse.
EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
What has the Federal Department of Education done for students? The DOE has spent a lot of taxpayer money, but the results are less than impressive.
Global EconomyTaxes and Spending
Bastiat's broken-window fallacy lives on in Italy where advocates for a new wave of government spending will bring an economic renaissance.
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange
When it comes to trade, the best US policy, or that of any country, is the elimination of all barriers to imports.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles
Real income and wealth growth in the United States peaked in the 1990s, and has been declining since.
Both Trump and Clinton agree the US government needs to spend billions more on infrastructure. More spending is not the boon they think it is.
When it comes to the effects of taxation, Krugman the economist appears to disagree with Krugman the New York Times columnist.
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingInterventionism
The major candidates had their first shared television event this week. Absent was any discussion of the real issues effecting the American people.
Effective poverty relief becomes easier as workers become more productive. Fortunately, capitalism makes this possible.