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Entries by Andrew Fieldhouse from 12/2011

Paying for a Jobs Bill by Cutting Federal Jobs?

| Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

Earlier this week, Senate Republicans rolled out their proposal for financing an extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut scheduled to expire at the end of December: cutting federal employees' jobs and wages.

Supply-side's Abject Failure

| Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

I applaud the president for making the case against regressive tax cuts as the lodestar of economic policy. We cannot afford to double down on the failed, plutocratic pipe dream that is trickle down economics.