Oct 19, 2020
If Mitch McConnell Wants To Kill the Stimulus Bill, Let Him
Democrats want it. The president wants it. Americans need it. If GOP senators want to kill it, they can own it, too.
Oct 10, 2020
Pelosi Should Offer to Take the $1.6T Deal On the Table
Before Trump blew up negotiations, the White House proposed a $1.6 trillion relief bill. Democrats should offer to take it.
Oct 8, 2020
Trump Has Mindlessly Killed the Stimulus Talks
Let's begin by appreciating just what an utter disaster this could be for the country.
Oct 2, 2020
Guessing Why Yanking Jobless Benefits Didn't Kill Econ.
It looks like Americans are shaking off their economic miseryâ?"but we're not nearly in the clear yet.
Sep 17, 2020
Our Last Chance to Save Music Venues Is Right Now
Thanks to a poorly designed relief effort and a never-ending pandemic, they might be the most screwed businesses of the coronavirus era.
Sep 5, 2020
Jobs #s: A Deeply Uncertain Case for Economic Optimism
The new jobs numbers were a mixed bag.
Aug 13, 2020
One Reason to Like Harris: She Wants to Give out Money
She's not the veep pick of the left's dreams, but she's not the veep pick of its memes, either.
Aug 11, 2020
Trump's Executive Actions Didn't Achieve Bare Minimum
There was a way for Trump to actually help Americans, not just look like he is. He didn't bother.
Aug 10, 2020
Bring on Donald Trump's Half-Baked Executive Orders
Two of the president's ideas are useless, and none will rescue the economy. But some could actually help.
Aug 3, 2020
An Extremely Boring Idea That Could Save the Economy
Automatic stabilizers: learn them, live them, love them.
Jul 31, 2020
Econ. Shrank at a Record Pace. That's Not the Bad News.
Health care alone accounted for 26 percent of the plunge in economic activity.
Jul 25, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program Was a Flop
It helped the wrong businesses, saved too few jobs, and failed to stem an economic nightmare with no end in sight.
Jul 23, 2020
Congress Should Extend Jobless Benefits Extra 3 Weeks
The GOP tried and failed to do its homework the night before it was due.
Jul 17, 2020
The Economy Is Going to Hit an Iceberg in Just 10 Days
Everyone thought they had a little more time to extend aid to Americans, but they apparently circled the wrong date.
Jul 16, 2020
Joe Biden Is Promoting Green New Deal, Minus the Crazy
Climate activists and the moderate Democratic nominee are finally on the same page.
Jul 13, 2020
Bail Out the Bars!
They're uniquely dangerous for spreading the coronavirus. We need to pay to keep them closed.
Jul 3, 2020
Beware Anyone Touting Thursday's Monster Jobs Report
Jul 1, 2020
Joe Biden Tells His Donors He Plans to Boost Their Taxes
No malarkey, for real this time.
Jun 29, 2020
GOP's Excuse for Cutting Off Jobless Benefits Is False
Republicans claim Americans won't go back to work as long as they're getting government checks. It's immoral and dishonest.
Jun 27, 2020
Trump's Economy Isn't Taking Off. It's Exploding.
The plan to reignite business without containing the coronavirus has left us living in the worst possible scenario.
Jun 23, 2020
Govt's Response to the Virus May Have Reduced Poverty
By some measures, livelihoods actually improved when the economy locked down. It's up to Congress to keep them that way.
Jun 6, 2020
What Happened With Today's Shocking Jobs Report?
Defying economists' expectations, unemployment fell in May and the economy added 2.5 million jobs.
May 16, 2020
The PPP Isn’t Harming the U.S.'s Blue States Anymore
When banks got done making their first batch of loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, the results looked like a quiet “red state bailout,” as the...
Feb 29, 2020
4 Reasons Why Virus Is A Terrifying Economic Menace
The financial markets plunged into a state of abject panic this week, thanks to the novel coronavirus. As the rising number of COVID-19 cases fanned fears that a recession could be...
Feb 8, 2020
Trump’s Jobs Record Is Weaker Than Everyone Thought
President Donald Trump has always exaggerated the strength of his jobs record, claiming to have brought about an unprecedented hiring boom when, in fact, payrolls have been...
Feb 5, 2020
Why the Economy Hasn't Boomed In the Way Trump Claims
See if you can find it in these four graphs. Seriously. Go ahead.
Jan 31, 2020
You Should Be Furious Over President Trump's $1T Deficit
Even if you don't think the debt is a problem!
Jan 22, 2020
Joe Biden's Long Career as a Deficit Hawk Will Haunt Him
From freezing Social Security to backing balanced budget amendments, he's long embraced the worst ideas about government spending.
Jan 9, 2020
We Desperately Need to Rebuild Internal Revenue Service
Republicans spent years gutting the agency. Look where that's gotten us.
Jan 8, 2020
Obamacare Finally Stable. Too Bad They're Trying to Kill It
Killing the individual mandate didn't kill the system at all. But the GOP is still trying.
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