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Which Trump Economic Proposals Should Fail?

Popular Economics Weekly It doesn’t look good for two Trump and Republican campaign promises currently working their way through Congress: i.e., to repeal and replace Obamacare, and reform the tax code. They should really be working on what is possible; … Continue reading

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Our Tragedy of the Commons—Austerity That Doesn’t Work

Popular Economics Weekly There is a longer term fiscal crisis that current budget negotiators are ignoring. It is called the Tragedy of the Commons — the long term neglect of common resources and facilities used by all, including our air, … Continue reading

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Falling Households Incomes—The Real ‘Fiscal Cliff’

Popular Economics Weekly It is household income that is falling off a cliff. This is partly due to the busted housing bubble and subsequent Great Recession that shaved 40 percent from household wealth. But household incomes haven’t been rising as … Continue reading

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