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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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IRS Data Theft and Russia’s Red Notice

It has to be more than a coincidence that the recent cyber theft of IRS tax data has been traced to Russian criminals. IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers … Continue reading

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The Great Divergence

Popular Economics Weekly The so-called “minimalist” budget deal just reached by Congress is another illustration of the great divergence in wealth distribution of recent years that has eclipsed the middle class. The Great Divergence is not a term usually associated … Continue reading

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Taxes Shouldn’t Be the Main Worry

Financial FAQs Economist and British Lord John Maynard Keynes opined in the 1930s that in the end we are all dead, so why worry too much about anything else? Well, this particular election year there is something else worrying both … Continue reading

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