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Good Reads for May 5…

May 5, 2015


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


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!