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Romney: The Little People Don't Pay Taxes

(14) Comments | Posted September 20, 2012 | 10:32 AM

Everyone recalls the quip by Leona Helmsley: "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes..." By "we", of course, she meant the likes of Mitt Romney. By little people, she meant Romney's 47% -- those not worth the bother. As President, the Mitt made clear, he will not...

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Women Want Jobs, Not Handouts

(16) Comments | Posted November 2, 2010 | 10:55 AM

After the crash, the downturn was dubbed a "mancession." As the meme continues to circulate, the Roosevelt Institute's New Deal 2.0 blog asked leading thinkers to help sort fact from fiction. Are men suffering more than women in a weak economy? Is Washington doing enough to address female...

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Navigating the Jobs Crisis: Direct Job Creation - Lessons from Argentina

(24) Comments | Posted November 25, 2009 | 8:40 AM

As part of the Roosevelt Institute's 10-part series on the Jobs Crisis, running on the New Deal 2.0 blog from Nov. 12-27, I was asked to reflect on what can be done to get Americans working again. Here's my take.

What has now become the standard government response to...

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