How Would You Fix the U.S. Budget?
The 2014 Budget Conference Committee began meeting late in October with the goal of offering a plan by mid-December. Its mission is to write a budget that both the House and Senate can pass. If you sat on this committee, what would you advocate? For example, would you raise money by closing loopholes in the [...]
Is It Finally Time for Currency Trade Legislation?
The September trade deficit with China, at $30.5 billion, was the highest on record. By that I mean, not only the highest on record with China. It is the highest on record the United States has ever had with any trading partner in one month. That means that manufactured goods, including high technology goods, are [...]
Robert Reich Explains Fast-Food Workers’ Fight