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Reducing the Deficit

To Curb Medicaid Spending Tomorrow, Invest in Housing Today

Terri Ludwig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Terri Ludwig

As more states look to revamp their Medicaid programs in the coming months, we urge them to balance the rising need to care for low-income people and aging adults with a long-term goal of controlling healthcare and other spending.

National Journal Blames Baby Boomers For U.S. Decline -- What's Your Response?

Posted 10.07.2012 | Fifty

The National Journal has just published a provocative cover story by economics correspondent Jim Tankersley called "The Case Against Parasitic Baby Bo...

Newt's Tax Plan, and Why His Polls Rise the More Outrageous He Becomes

Robert Reich | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Newt Gingrich has done it again. With his new tax plan he has raised the bar from irresponsibility to recklessness.

The Super Committee's Big Lie

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Sachs

As the Super Committee threatens this week to gut the government on the basis of a big lie, it's more important than ever that we fight back with systematic data. With truth on our side, the new progressive movement will prevail.