We tackle it in this week's episode.
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The rapidly falling deficit does not "put the US in a strong fiscal position."
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Democrats delivered on climate, health care, and taxes.
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The July jobs report shocked almost everyone. It wasn’t entirely rosy—e.g. the unemployment rate ticked up slightly for blacks and for teens (16 to 19…
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Democrats want to keep shrinking the deficit to fight inflation but also keep the economy out of recession. Good luck with that.
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As many of you know, I recently spoke at the Levy Economics Institute’s Summer Seminar on MMT, Minsky and Godley. All of the videos are now available…
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Graduate Studies in the Economics of Sustainability
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For the last two years, Joe Biden has been talking about raising taxes on large corporations and wealthy Americans. It's not happening.
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Happy 4th of July to everyone with $291,000 in gross annual wage income! Today is the last day you will contribute to Social Security. For you…
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Lately, I’ve been writing about Social Security (here and here). With everything else that’s’ commanding our attention at the moment, it’s not a topic…
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Today’s note is a follow-on to the one I published yesterday. In yesterday’s post, I wrote about the near-universal obsession with program “solvency…
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It ain't about the money.
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