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How Extreme is Bernie’s Economic Vision?

Popular Economics Weekly Major progressive economists are protesting Bernie Sanders predictions of robust economic growth and jobs if his policies are enacted. What are his policies? Policies he claims will give Americans what the other developed countries already offer to … Continue reading

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The Bully Mentality

Popular Economics Weekly Why does the USA have such a problem with bullies?  Whether in the schools, in politics, or on Internet social media?  The result has been teenage suicides, horrendous school shootings by students who felt bullied or belittled, … Continue reading

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Ryan’s 19th Century Budget Plan

Financial FAQs Republican Paul Ryan’s 2011 budget plan is being trotted out by House Republicans once again. In spite of the sequester cuts and a declining budget deficit, Ryan wants to create even more economic austerity. Representative Ryan and House … Continue reading

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Next 4 Years—Back to the Future

Financial FAQs President Obama’s victory means it’s Back to the Future for economic as well as social policies. It means he now has the mandate to implement what the electorate chose him for—a functioning government to not only fix disasters … Continue reading

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Romney’s 47 Percent Solution

Popular Economics Weekly We know that Mitt Romney at a Florida fundraiser claimed that there are 47 percent of the people who will vote for President Obama no matter what, and “my job is not to worry about those people. … Continue reading

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Repubs Platform—Reverse Robin Hoodism

The Financial FAQs Reagan Budget Director David Stockman and even President Obama have called it the reverse the Robin Hood effect, or taking the meager wealth from the poorest to give to the wealthiest. Because the Tea Party has created … Continue reading

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It’s Ryancare vs. Obamacare

POPULAR ECONOMICS WEEKLY Will Ryancare replace Obamacare? Ryancare could become the campaign buzzword with Mitt Romney’s choice of Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential candidate. Ryancare is bringing budget-cutting austerity that Paul Ryan once called his “Path to … Continue reading

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