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Inflation Dos and Don’ts

Joseph E. Stiglitz , Dean Baker Project Syndicate
Today’s inflation is driven largely by supply-side constraints, which call for supply-side solutions. Such measures would do as much to tame higher prices as limited increases in interest rates would, and they would not come at the expense of American workers and the broader economy.

Prelude to Tax Day

H Patricia Hynes Portside
On Tax Day, there’s more than one elephant in the room, and they’re all in mansions.

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Yup, Trump Did Scam Us

Gregory N. Heires thenewcrossroads.com
Apart from filling corporate coffers and the pocketbooks of the 1 percent, the $1.9 trillion cut has put the federal government in a financial straightjacket.

The Death Gap

Sam Pizzigati Other Words
The richest Americans now live 10-15 years longer than the poorest.
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