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The "Little Guy" Loses Again

When I was a kid, I remember asking my dad why we were Democrats. My dad, a tough, hard-working Swede never minced words. “Because,” he said, “Republicans are for big business and Democrats are for the “Little Guy.”  I’ve never forgotten that and the fact is, that hasn’t changed.   1,447 more words

Trump

Trickle Down

Just some quick thoughts. I just finished reading “The New Jim Crow”. There is so much in there, so much to digest and process. So much to pass on. 164 more words

A comment on the trickle-down economics of Arthur Laffer, 2017 Trump edition

The FT writes about Laffer endorsing Trump’s policy of tax cuts for the rich:

Although tax rates in most countries rose throughout the 20th century, which was by far the best century in economic history, Mr Laffer is unbowed.

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Macro

Trickle Down

Supply side economics

Maximize home ownership

If they can’t  afford

Let them mortgage their own future 454 more words

Poetry

Trumpanomics - Good for Ordinary Workers, or just more "Trickle Up"?

Liberals and centre right antagonists can’t go on blaming their imagined ‘deplorables’ of working class USA for Trump’s win, and neither can the Remain in EU lobby which lost. 2,383 more words

Dalai Lama: Find Meaning

Dalai Lama: Find Meaning

By Shlomo Maital

    The Dalai Lama is the 14th such Dalai Lama.  And he may be the last, according to his own words.  480 more words

Innovation Blog

How once-secret Los Alamos became a millionaire's enclave

Home to the scientists who built the nuclear bomb, the company town of Los Alamos, New Mexico is today one of the richest in the country – even as toxic waste threatens its residents and neighbouring Española struggles with poverty. 620 more words