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Congressional Report Singles Out Walmart as a Drag on US Economy

Congressional Report Singles Out Walmart as a Drag on US Economy

Walmart’s low wages cost taxpayers a lot of money and contribute to national debt, this according to a new congressional report. One Walmart supercenter can cost taxpayers as much as $251,000 in food stamps alone.

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An Open Letter to Ms. Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University

An Open Letter to Ms. Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University

Dear Ms. Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University,

Please take a stance and action on Reinhart and Rogoff’s multipally-debunked austerity paper.

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The US Budget: Our History of Entitlement Spending

The US Budget: Our History of Entitlement Spending

Entitlement spending is mandatory spending as mandated by congress and differs significantly from discretionary spending. Entitlement spending generally makes up around 60% – 65% of total US government spending.

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The US Budget Explained: Discretionary vs. Entitlement Spending

The US Budget Explained: Discretionary vs. Entitlement Spending

The largest component of the US budget is entitlement spending. Entitlement is not a dirty word – let’s take a look at how it works.

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The US Economy: Setting the Stage for Sustainability

The US Economy: Setting the Stage for Sustainability

As the most powerful nation on earth, the US has a profound responsibility to lead the world to sustainability. But we are failing miserably in this role.

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Fixing the US Budget Deficit: All Gain; No Pain

Fixing the US Budget Deficit: All Gain; No Pain

Contrary to a lot of propaganda being espoused by certain political groups, the US does not have a discretionary “spending problem!” The solution to the US budget deficit is, in fact, quite straightforward if not entirely easy.

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One Issue that IS Bigger than the US Budget Deficit

One Issue that IS Bigger than the US Budget Deficit

I recently posted an article explaining why the US budget deficit is not the biggest issue facing the country.

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Why the US Budget Deficit is Not the Biggest Issue.

Why the US Budget Deficit is Not the Biggest Issue.

The US budget deficit has been for several years relentlessly in the public’s eye. But is this focus really warranted?

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