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Good Reads for May 5…

May 5, 2015

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Paul Ryan is very unserious about helping poverty. In fact, he is downright cruel. But for all Ryan’s rhetoric on poverty, he’s also the author of a series of budgets that would absolutely wreck programs for the American poor, inflicting massive human suffering on the nation’s most vulnerable residents. It’s never been exactly clear how […]

Deficit Hawks’ Bipolarism

November 11, 2012

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Paul Krugman and Mark Thoma have succinct analyses of the deficit hawks’ conflicting feelings regarding what would result from going over the fiscal cliff. Good reads!