Trickle Down Economics

  • 10.10.17

    Why The Republican Tax Plan Is More Failed Trickle-Down Economics

    Trump and conservatives in Congress are planning a big tax cut for millionaires and billionaires. To justify it they're using the oldest song in their playbook, claiming tax cuts on the rich will trickle down to working families in the form of stronger economic growth....

    Trump and conservatives in Congress are planning a big tax cut for millionaires and billionaires. To justify it they’re using the oldest song in their playbook, claiming tax cuts on the rich will trickle down to working families in the form of stronger economic growth. 

  • 08.24.17

    Trickle-Down Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs

    This article from the Center for American Progress describes the ideas behind "trickle down economics" and explains why this theory does not work in practice. "Recent history and an abundance of economic research show that trickle-down tax cuts don't create growth or jobs; they lead only to widening inequality bet...Read More