Here’s an argument–raising the federal gas tax that’s been stuck at $0.18/gallon since 1993–that IMHO should be highly resonant right now with progressives, environmentalists, fiscally responsible types, those with common sense, and anyone else I’ve left out. Anyway, it’s over at PostEverything. There’s even some bipartisan support for the idea. Let me add two pictures… Read more
It was my privilege last night to give the keynote presentation at the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network’s 10th anniversary party. Why me? Because when they started out a decade ago, I recognized what a great idea they had and tried to help a bit. What they’ve accomplished since then is remarkable and gives me hope for… Read more
They’re pro-growth, equalizing policies and they’re the subject of a paper I’m discussing tomorrow in NYC at a conference hosted by the great Joe Stiglitz and the Roosevelt Institute. But OTE’ers get the first look at a draft!
Yesterday, I published a report by myself and Ben Spielberg analyzing the Congressional Budget Office’s comprehensive data series on household income. Here we dive a bit deeper into some of the weeds, expanding on some of our findings. One motivation for our report was to correct the record of those who claim that the trend… Read more