Deficit

  "We have to build one movement, so that Obama either acts like the progressive president we thought we elected in 2008, or we get someone else to run against him." Robert Kuttner, co-founder of the American Prospect isn't pulling any punches with his disappointment in Obama and his advisers...
12/08/2010
Video
Putting our nation on a path of broad prosperity will require generating new jobs, investing in key areas, modernizing and restoring our revenue base, and greatly increasing the cost efficiency of the health care system. Achieving these goals, however, will require an informed and engaged public to...
11/30/2010
Publication
Left out of the debate about the U.S. deficit and debt is the role that tax policy has played in reducing the amount of revenue available to fund national needs and plan for our nation’s long-term future As a result of changes to the tax code in the last decade, tax rates in the United States are...
10/22/2010
Publication
In the last thirty years, our nation has experienced a paradox of productivity and progress. Productivity, driven by extraordinary growth in technology and an increased push towards consumption, has nearly tripled. Meanwhile social, environmental, and educational progress has stalled. Panic over...
10/18/2010
Publication
10/17/2010
Data Byte
10/17/2010
Data Byte
10/17/2010
Data Byte
The facts are clear: the Bush tax cuts, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the economic downturn are responsible for nearly all of the budget deficit over the next ten years. 
10/17/2010
Data Byte
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