Tag Archives: Economic Growth

Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- ‘Capitalism for Growth, Government for Fairness’

Source:The New Democrat  “When I hear discussions of how to encourage economic growth, along with equality and fairness, I sometimes feel as if the discussants are in the grip of a category confusion, like someone who rinses their vegetables in … Continue reading

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Third Way: Staff: Ready For The New Economy

Source: Third Way: Staff: Ready For The New Economy The Democratic economic agenda for 2016 needs to be both different and better than the Republican economic agenda. (assuming either party offers one) For Democrats to retain the presidency and do … Continue reading

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VOA News: Video: Mil Arcega: US Economy Adds 215K Jobs in July

<a href=”http://thenewdemocrat1975.blogspot.com/2015/08/voa-news-video-mil-arcega-us-economy.html#.VcU5o2LzrmY.wordpress”>VOA News: Video: Mil </aArcega: US Economy Adds 215K Jobs in July The fact that the Federal Reserve is considering raising interest rates, tells me as a non-economist that the American economy is starting to do well. That people … Continue reading

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Democracy Journal: Opinion- Nick Hanauer & David Rolf- Shared Security, Shared Growth

Source: Democracy Journal: Opinion- Nick Hanauer & David Rolf- Shared Security, Shared Growth I agree with Nick Hanauer and David Rolf, that the American economy lacks economic growth and job security. That workers are constantly changing jobs, because either they lose … Continue reading

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RAND: Publications: Paul Sorenson: Mileage-Based User Fees For Transportation Funding

RAND: Publications: Paul Sorenson: Mileage-Based User Fees for Transportation Funding Mileage-based user fees to help fund new roads, might be worth looking at to fund and repair infrastructure in America. The more you drive, you more you pay for roads, … Continue reading

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AEI: ‘Representative John Delaney’s American Infrastructure Fund proposal: An idea whose time has come?’

“”Although most politicians on both sides of the aisle support increased investment in US infrastructure, few agree on the source of necessary funds. In his keynote address at AEI on Tuesday, Representative John Delaney (D-MD) outlined his Partnership to Build … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion- Robert Kuttner: ‘The Libertarian Delusion’

Source: The American Prospect: Opinion- Robert Kuttner: The Libertarian Delusion Just to start off about the so-called free market and if we’re going to talk about the free market we might as well talk about Santa Clause since neither one of … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed

  Source: The Atlantic: Opinion- Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed There are people on public assistance who didn’t even finish high school and now are single parents generally mothers who have very little if any job … Continue reading

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The Hill: Congress: Keith Laing: Senator Bernie Sanders: $1T Infrastructure Bill Would Be Cheaper Than Iraq War

The Hill: Congress: Keith Laing: Senator Bernie Sanders: $1T Infrastructure bill Would be Cheaper Than Iraq War Bernie Sanders wouldn’t be Bernie Sanders if we wasn’t proposing things like a trillion-dollars in infrastructure investment to rebuild America. And I agree … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Now-Fred Dews: ‘An Economic Agenda For America-A Conversation with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’

“On February 9, the Center for Effective Public Management at Brookings hosted Senator Sanders, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, to discuss his economic policy ideas to spur growth and rebuild America’s middle class.” From Brookings Institution This blog … Continue reading

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