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New Associate Races!

Oh hai! The good news is that I’m still around. That is also the bad news. I just haven’t had a lot to talk about since the BfA announcement – that goes a while back, I know, but there ya have it. 603 more words

Expansions

Taxing the Rich: A Good Idea or Not?

To those whom much is given, much is required.

The standard narratives regarding not taxing the rich are quite bankrupt but are still used, much like the tired old arguments of religious apologists (there is always a new audience to whom these arguments make sense). 187 more words

Politics

Michael Roberts: OECD Advises Countries to Curb Extreme Inequality

Dandelion Salad

TheRealNews on Apr 14, 2018

Economist Michael Roberts says the change of tone within the OECD is interesting, but there are no takers ready to implement estate taxes to reduce inequality.

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Politics

A Painful Lesson for German Taxpayers

I’ve been in Prague the past few days for a meeting of the European Resource Bank. I spoke today about a relatively unknown international bureaucracy called the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and… 446 more words

Higher Taxes

Is This the Hill You Want to Die On?

This phrase has become popular lately. The implication is usually that whatever it is you are fuming over is not worth it. But–is ANYTHING worth making it that hill? 185 more words

Class Warfare

The "Buffett Rule" and the Taxation of Labor and Capital

Politicians routinely assert that they want more economic growth. That’s a laudable sentiment, although I doubt their sincerity for the simple reason that these are… 546 more words

Fiscal Policy

Ain't We Got Fun Singing Marxist Lessons from Egan and Kahn

When the rich get richer

The poor get

Bitter

When the rich get

The poor get

Debt

When the rich bicker

The poor get

Sicker… 27 more words