Tag Archives: Infrastructure Investment

Paul Krugman: “New Deal Created the Middle Class”: Not So Fast

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Government, doesn’t create economic classes. They can assist people to do better. Which is where things like education, infrastructure, a modern working regulatory state, a tax code that encourages expansion … 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 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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The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: “The Economist Magazine is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family”: Why People on Welfare Should Be Encouraged to Work

The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: The Economist Magazine Is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family As far as disability insurance, if you are physically and mentally able to working, meaning you don’t suffer from some physical or mental … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Blog: E.J. Dionne: A Conversation With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: Strengthening The Financial Security of America’s Working Families

Brookings Institution: Blog: E.J. Dionne: A Conversation With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: Strengthening The Financial Security of America’s Working Families Infrastructure investment, a national energy policy, education and job training for our low-skilled adults and low-income students, immigration reform … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Daily Report: George P. Shultz: How to Get America Moving Again

George P. Shultz Hoover Institution: Daily Report: George P. Shultz: How to Get America Moving Again This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on BloggerGeorge Shultz now a fellow at the Hoover Institution and of course former Secretary … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Video: Senator Bernie Sanders on the Demand Side of Economics

I’m going to try to put this in a way that perhaps even a Libertarian or Tea Partier could understand. The caller in this video as Senator Sanders said laid out real well or perfectly as I would put it … Continue reading

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The Future of Freedom Foundation: Opinion: Laurence M. Vance: The Transportation Fiscal Cliff: How to Fund American Infrastructure

American Highway The Future of Freedom Foundation: Opinion: Laurence M. Vance: The Transportation Fiscal Cliff Just to respond to Laurence Vance’s libertarian argument against the Federal Highway System. The reason President Dwight Eisenhower (no one’s Socialist) and Democrats as well … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Dean Starkman: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

Rich & Poor The New Republic: Opinion: Dean Starkman: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap It is true that even since the American civil rights movement that even though African-Americans are doing much better than they were pre-civil rights that they … Continue reading

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