Posts Tagged: Economy

Republican Party Economic Policy Explained – Tax Cuts

The Republican party has largely one policy when it comes to the economy – tax cuts. Here’s how the tax cuts work 1. Cut taxes for the wealthiest citizens promising that the tax cuts will pay for themselves because of a boost the economy will get because rich people pay less taxes. 2. Eventually the… Read more »

Interest Rates Low Because of Impending Doom, or the New Normal

I read this story today in the Huffington Post. The point of the story was that the Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates low because they can see impending economic doom in our future. Reporter Daniel Marans includes a lot of data and graphs and quotes, but it comes across as pseudo-economics. So I wondered… Read more »