Category Archives: Dubious statistics

Paul Ryan Sorry for Calling Americans “Takers.” Let’s Talk About the Real Takers.

Rana Foroohar’s new book, Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business, addresses what Paul Ryan conveniently left out.

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Bill Black: Democrats Need to Give Up Being Deficit Hawks Even When it Feels Good Politically

Why do Democrats act like Republican wannabes with deficit scaremongering? Let us count the reasons: Wall Street, Pete Peterson, hatred of the poor…

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Assuming Away Unemployment and Trade Deficits from the TPP

It should come as no surprise that the Peterson Institute has managed to model the impact of the TPP so that it does not increase unemployment.

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