Infrastructure

  • 01.31.18

    How To Reinvent Infrastructure

    There was only one reference to the deficit in last night's State of the Union speech, and it had nothing to do with the federal budget. I found that refreshing - we can carry a deficit if the money's spent wisely - but that's another story. What President Trump talked about was America's staggering infrastructure ...

    There was only one reference to the deficit in last night’s State of the Union speech, and it had nothing to do with the federal budget. I found that refreshing — we can carry a deficit if the money’s spent wisely — but that’s another story. What President Trump talked about was America’s staggering infrastructure deficit, a whopping $2 trillion fault line in the backbone of the American economy, according to the latest estimates from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

  • 09.23.17

    Why We Must Raise Taxes on Corporations and the Wealthy, Not Lower Them

    When Barack Obama was president, congressional Republicans were deficit hawks. They opposed almost everything Obama wanted to do by arguing it would increase the federal budget deficit....

    When Barack Obama was president, congressional Republicans were deficit hawks. They opposed almost everything Obama wanted to do by arguing it would increase the federal budget deficit.

  • 06.22.17

    The Nina Turner Show: Appalachians Rising

    At the 2017 People's Summit, Nina Turner talks to organizers from West Virginia and Ohio about the challenges of living and affecting change in rural America....

    At the 2017 People’s Summit, Nina Turner talks to organizers from West Virginia and Ohio about the challenges of living and affecting change in rural America.