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Happy Independence Day! It seems appropriate given Occupiers are in Philadelphia right now to mention an interesting aspect of the American Revolution: debt relief. From the New Yorker : The ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 09:07 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Adjusted for inflation median income for men was lower in 2010 than in 1970. In 2010 $36,676 while in 1970- $36,838. Thats right guys, we haven't even been able to keep up with inflation, we haven't ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 01:23 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
When the US had high tax rates that wasn't class warfare. There was no redistribution of wealth from the rich to working and middle class families. We earned it. We worked for it. And then came the ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 06:20 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Few economists, or pundits have amassed a track record as impressive as Paul Krugman and Robert Reich, who have been consistently right on the economy now for many years. Over the last few years ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 258 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 07:52 AM PDT with 224 Recommends
A serious look at the scale of the economic crisis should include, how much stimulus, and for long. Join me for some snark and some Pooties Keynesian style.
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 01:33 PM PDT with 28 Recommends