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Weaponizing the Debt Limit Should Not Be Normalized

Josh Bivens and Samantha Sanders Economic Policy Institute
President Biden should do “whatever it takes” to avoid an economic catastrophe. House GOP-led efforts are to blame for the impending debt crisis. In 2011, the GOP’s demands for massive spending cuts sabotaged the Great Recession recovery.

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The French Are Right: Tear Up Public Debt

Razmig Keucheyan The Guardian
On the day after the European elections, the committee for a citizen's audit on the public debt issued a 30-page report on French public debt, its origins and evolution in the past decades. The report was written by a group of experts in public finances under the coordination of Michel Husson, one of France's finest critical economists. Its conclusion is straightforward: 60% of French public debt is illegitimate.
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