It’s been seven years since the Great Recession started, and for most Americans, it never ended.
While the Bush administration plunged us into two wars and cut taxes on the rich, Republicans in Congress were blocking every Democratic attempt to give the VA the funding they needed to give our veterans the medical care they were promised.
The market is rigged, and the public has been lied to about the investments they’re making.
Since interest rates supposedly have a strong effect on unemployment, how can forecasters be so right about unemployment if they’re so wrong about interest rates?
This is a cruel, counterproductive path we are on, and that is not a statement of mere opinion. It is the inescapable conclusion of data-driven, cutting-edge economic research based on real-world evidence and the accumulated lessons of American history.
At long last, we can answer the simple question that Democrats have been asking Republicans since March 23, 2010: You got a better idea? Unfortunately, the answer is a disappointing “no.”