Posts Tagged ‘ trickle down ’

The Republican 3-Point Economic Plan In 1 Graph

October 25, 2012
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The Republican 3-Point Economic Plan In 1 Graph

Trickle-down economics zombie rises from the tomb of failed ideas, just in time for Halloween. If you vote Republican in Election 2012, here’s the fundamental economic policy you can expect, and those trend lines you see below – the result of 30 years of “trickle-down” economics – are the results you should expect. Many Republicans…

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You know you’re in deep doodoo when…

December 24, 2008
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I wonder if Bruce has figured out that the supply-side trickle-down economics, which he marketed so heavily and so effectively through the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal , are largely responsible for the pit we've fallen into. The policies that Bartlett cooked up for Reagan of cutting taxes for the rich while cutting…

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Pay Double Standards and American Mythology

December 21, 2008
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Pay Double Standards and American Mythology

Why does American business logic says that to be competitive you have to pay your workers less and pay your executives more...much, much, much more? It seems to me that we moved away from a meritocracy and into a plutocracy decades ago - around the time that median income stopped increasing apace with productivity, and…

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