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GOP’s Tax Plan Enriching the Rich is the Return of ‘Voodoo Economics’

November 9, 2017

Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost economic growth and lower the burden on middle-income households. They hope to pass a bill into law by…

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Defense Secretary Tells NATO To Pay Up Or Else, Echoing Trump’s Campaign Rhetoric

February 16, 2017

They don’t calling him “Mad Dog Mattis ” for nothing. During his first meeting at NATO as head of the Pentagon, Defense Secretary James Mattis issued an ultimatum, The Hill reports: Pay more, or the U.S. will have to “moderate its…

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Sanders $1 Trillion Infrastructure Proposal A Big Deal: Millions Of Jobs And Trillions Saved

November 18, 2015

Sanders Infrastructure Proposal Adds Up Bernie Sanders made a lot of people raise eyebrows when he put forward his $18 trillion worth of proposals in September. This is paired with added tax revenue that makes the entire proposal net positive…

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