National Debt

  • 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.

  • 09.07.17

    Why We Should Abolish the Debt Ceiling

    Most modern democracies don't have debt ceilings. Raising the debt ceiling is always a political football, used by whichever party is in the minority to extract concessions from the majority party or from the majority party's president....

    Most modern democracies don't have debt ceilings. Raising the debt ceiling is always a political football, used by whichever party is in the minority to extract concessions from the majority party or from the majority party’s president.