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Obamacare’s 787 Moment


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The problems of the Affordable Care Act’s health care exchanges will not be solved by a new round of outsourcing. Just ask Boeing.

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A Lesson for Future Presidents and Children


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The No. 1 problem we face is inequality, and the beginning of a new school year is the appropriate moment to ask what role education plays. Are schools part of the solution or are they part of the problem?

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Without a Debt Deal, Obama Can Make the Rich Pay


AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

If the deficit remains unfunded, the president should withhold money from the enforcement and the support of laws that enrich the rich. This would lead to higher wages for workers and lower prices for consumers, and it would help shield them from the cuts he wants to make in income security programs.

Posted on Jul 29, 2011 READ MORE
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What The New York Times Doesn’t Understand About Taxes


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Once again a New York Times article hinges on the numbers, and the numbers as reported are all wrong. This is becoming a disturbing pattern.

Posted on Apr 5, 2011 READ MORE

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Whose Side Is the New York Times On, Part 2


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State personal income in New York in 2009 was $908 billion. Thus a flat tax of less than 1 percent would close the deficit entirely, without any spending cuts.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011 READ MORE

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Whose Side Is The New York Times On?


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As if dealing with the many known enemies of government workers is not enough, state employees in New York now also have to contend with the old gray lady herself, The New York Times. (more)

Posted on Mar 14, 2011 READ MORE

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Beware of Arne Duncan’s Tricks


White House / Pete Souza

The statistical evidence is that smaller class size means better education, but smaller class size also means higher taxes. So Education Secretary Arne Duncan chose trickery to divert parents from the clear road.

Posted on Mar 9, 2011 READ MORE

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Moshe Adler
Moshe Adler
Martin Gardlin

Moshe Adler teaches economics at Columbia University and at the Harry Van Arsdale Center for Labor Studies at Empire State College. Adler is also an economic consultant, specializing in the effects of government policies on the work environment. He is the author of “Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science That Makes Life Dismal” (The New Press, 2010). His articles and editorials have appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and Counterpunch, as well as in the most prestigious academic journals.

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