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The gap between rich and poor is killing growth

No doubt the rich and powerful have been cracking up with laughter for decades over their ability to peddle ‘trickle-down economics’ to a trusting public. But a surprisingly strong report just released by the prestigious OECD may cause the public to regard these wealthy snakeoil salesmen more skeptically in the future. 806 more words

National

On Reaganomics

“Reaganomics” is a term used to describe the series of economic reforms President Ronald Reagan enacted during the 1980s, while the economy did expand as a result, the full impact of Reaganomics would not be felt until the 1990s, when a budget surplus was produced. 758 more words

The Jig is Up: Trickle-Down Economics Doesn't Work

Lately, I’ve been focusing on the economical impacts of the Republican party.  Shall we say most of these, if not all, are negative impacts?  If you agree, then let’s take a look at the most hanus of the GOP’s standpoints:  trickle-down economics. 747 more words

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Hillary forced to back pedal once again

By Tom Quiner

For nearly six years, Keynesian economics has been put to the test.

The Obama administration has used “stimulus spending” with a profligacy that would even make Franklin Roosevelt blush. 581 more words

Politics

Trickle Down Revisionism

That was a humdinger of a speech that Hillary Clinton delivered last week, packing more nonsense into a 30-second sound bite than most politicians can manage in an hour-long oration. 699 more words

Politics