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Alan Greenspan, Free Marketers, and Fanatics

Alan Greenspan is back in the news, after Bernie Sanders’ classic confrontation from years ago came up in the Democratic Debate (go watch it, it’s well worth your five minutes). I’ll admit, I haven’t thought about Greenspan for a while, not since he came out with that … Continue reading

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The Tea Party, History and (Short) Social Memory

The truth is we’ve been a Tea Party country for thirty years. What was Reaganomics, trickle down theory, the Contract with America? When you want to cancel the income tax, end social security, cut government regulations, kill the EPA, end work-place rules, close the borders – that’s not progress, that’s the 1890s. Continue reading

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