Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

PayGo

  PayGo is bad economics and bad politics, but naturally¬†it was the first order of business for the newly elected Democratic Speaker of the House–Nancy Pelosi. Despite resistance from progressive Democrats, the House rules package for the 116th Congress will … Continue reading

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Abhorrent to the vested interests

  Economist, Michael Hudson, is an iconoclast who writes and speaks against neoliberal economic orthodoxy. His¬†latest lecture connects early Christianity with economic history, and argues that the reason Jesus was crucified was because he advocated a jubilee, or debt forgiveness. … Continue reading

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The submerged state

  If the Democrats ever want to win another election they need to abandon neoliberalism. Post-Watergate Democrats turned their backs on the central tenet of the New Deal–that government should help Americans. In the process, they quit representing unions and … Continue reading

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