incomes

Potential Fed Chair Kevin Warsh: A ‘Classic Trump Pick’

October 13, 2017

President Trump’s consideration of Kevin Warsh to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve would be a typical Trump appointment: a wealthy, well-connected investment lawyer with a terrible track record, says economist Dean Baker

Can Trump’s Tax Reform Raise Household Income by $4,000?

October 12, 2017

During a rally in Harrisburg, PA, Trump claimed that his tax reform would raise incomes by $4,000 per household. Economist Dean Baker disputes that tax breaks generate greater economic activity and thus raise incomes as Trump claims

NC Republicans Raise Taxes on Working Families While Giving Huge Tax Breaks to Millionaires and Corporations

January 15, 2014

Bill Black: NC drops progressive tax code by instituting a flat tax and eliminating earned income tax credit

Adjunct Professors Join National Fight for Better Pay and Benefits

October 23, 2013

Adjunct professors represent 75% of college instructors. This week, they are organizing events in 25 states.

US Government Shutdown

October 16, 2013
Democrats must transform debt limit deal into a victory for progressives