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Taxes Were Cut So Wheres The Growth

Conservatives and plutocrats claim that cutting taxes makes the economy grow. But after ‘W’ cut taxes, the economy didn’t grow. And after Clinton raised taxes on the rich the economy grew a lot. Maybe – just maybe – having a government...

Forgetting Reagan

Sally Kohn will be a featured speaker at Take Back the American Dream, convening in Washington from Oct. 3 to 5. The following was originally published at The American Prospect. It’s beyond ironic that the pack of extremist ideologues running in the Republican...

Revisiting the Reagan Nightmare

"Now that he is safely dead, let us praise him." poet Carl Wendell Hines wrote of Martin Luther King Jr., after his assassination. Ronald Reagan has been "safely dead" for just under seven years, but the economic impact of his policies remain with...

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