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Why ‘Trickle Down’ Doesn’t Work

Some of you, those of you who are old enough to have lived through the Reagan Administration, will remember ‘trickle down’ economics. That was the notion that tax cuts for corporations and businesses (and also the wealthy) would create economic … Continue reading

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The Trump Tax ‘Plan’: here we go again

Yesterday the Trump administration announced its new tax ‘plan’ in order to beat the ‘100 day’ deadline[1], by all appearances. Trump has – and I know this will come as a shock to those of you keeping score – been … Continue reading

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It was supposed to be a close vote, but it wasn’t

It was supposed to be a close vote, this referendum on whether the Greeks were going to accept the austerity measures demanded of them by their creditors. But it wasn’t. The measure was voted down by the Greeks by a … Continue reading

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