Source: National Center for Policy Analysis
"To lift the poor, you can't avoid taxing the rich," wrote Center on Budget and Policy Priorities fellow Jared Bernstein recently in the New York Times. Jason Russell, research associate at Economics21, picks apart Bernstein's claims.
Bernstein writes that inequality is rising, therefore creating barriers to mobility.
This link between inequality and mobility often comes what is known as "The Great Gatsby Curve," a chart created by economists Alan Kruege ...
Full article at: National Center for Policy Analysis
Jun 2 2014, 7:00am CDT
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
If you've ever doubted the saying "the road to hell is paved with good intentions," then you're probably not paying close enough attention.
The world around us is filled with brilliant ideas to enact change for good. But then a little thing called "reality" comes along and makes us realize that our eagerness to make the world better doesn't always turn out as planned. The innovations below all pr ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
May 28 2014, 7:06am CDT