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Hillary Clinton, the New FDR?

Popular Economics Weekly Even President Obama, among others, has said Hillary Clinton is one of the most qualified presidential candidates ever. And she has been advocating a new New Deal for America, including tuition-free public universities and colleges, paid maternity … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Millennials!

Popular Economics Weekly Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s current congressional testimony is saying the Fed could keep rates low for a long time to come. Why? Because unemployment is still too high, and economic growth too slow at present. The CBO … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Austerity Lesson

Popular Economics Weekly Governor Scott Walker is having his own problems with the ongoing investigation into staffers using public funds for political campaigning as a County Manager, but it doesn’t seem to faze him as he touts the success of … Continue reading

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Romney-Ryan Austerity Leaves Out 47 Percent

Popular Economics Weekly It should be obvious by now that the Romney-Ryan program of fiscal austerity—cutting government spending, while cutting taxes in the hope businesses and their investors will invest more of their wealth—can’t work. Latest evidence is the just … Continue reading

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