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Sen. Warren’s debt cancellation plan: Should progressive policy aim for narrow targets or structural change?

April 29th, 2019

Introduction Sen. Warren’s college debt cancellation plan, which I explain here, has gotten a mixed reception. While many progressives and, predictably, student debt holders give it high praise, it has taken flak from two broad groups: those who just don’t like cancelling debt and those who view it as insufficiently progressive. The latter group objects… Read more

Ch-ch-ch-changes! (Both personal and fiscal impulse)

April 10th, 2019

Good changes: I continue to recover from the brain hemorrhage I sustained on March 23. Today’s my first meds-free day and I’ve been blessedly headache free. Thanks again for the outpouring of support–it’s been really uplifting. Neutral Changes: As I slowly rev up Ye Olde Analysis Shoppe, I found the figure below (by GS fiscal analyst… Read more