Archive for the ‘Inequality’ Category

Balanced growth, full employment can help fix a lot of what’s broken

November 30th, 2015

One wants to avoid being an economic reductionist, as in balanced growth, full employment, more broadly shared prosperity would fix everything. Of course, it wouldn’t. But based on contemporary and historical accounts, it would be likely to help a lot. And I’m not just talking living standards. I’m talking politics, turnout, tolerance, and more. Over… Read more

We are the 99.9997%!!

November 5th, 2015

If you’re someone who worries about ample revenues to meet the challenges we face now and in the future, or you think we have enough market-driven inequality without the tax system making it worse, then you cannot be especially sanguine about the tax plans of the R’s running for president. But Sen. Rubio’s plan, which… Read more