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Study: U.S. Is One Of The Least Taxed Countries

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business

While Republicans are quick to pounce on any proposals to raise taxes as a means of stimulating the economy, a new study finds that the U.S. collects ...

Don't Mess With Texas

David Crisanti | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business
David Crisanti

Texas can get away with lowering taxes precisely because most other states don't follow suit. If other states did then Texas would not be as large a net recipient of inter-state migration and they wouldn't make up their lower revenue per capita by housing more people.

The 10 Things Post 50s Want Most In Retirement: Study

Posted 02.21.2012 | Fifty

Post 50s planning for retirement are seeking a haven that offers everything from quality health care to affordable housing, low taxes to recreational ...

Job Creators: Our New "Epic Heroes" Whose Low Taxes May Actually Reduce Job Growth

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Today's epic Hero is "Job Creator" -- let us call him "JC". His world view is low taxes. He has been crucified by taxes, shackled by regulations, and, worst of all, has had his name taken in vain.

Modern Monetary Theory: The Last Progressive Left Standing

Warren Mosler | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business
Warren Mosler

The headline progressives are in full retreat. They have found out the hard way that their bleeding heart pleadings -- 'yes, the financial markets might destroy us, but how can we cut this or that worthy cause' -- don't cut it.

Weird Tax Myths #1: Tax Cuts Create Jobs

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Beinhart

MYTH #1: Tax cuts create jobs. Tax increases cost jobs. All Republican politicians, and many Democratic ones as well, make the claim that t...

"You Lie": Myths the Right Tells About the Left

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

One of the most irksome aspects of the current political divide is the conservative caricature of progressive stances on economic thinking.