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Update: More Economists Oppose Trump

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(Nov. 7, 2016) The number of economists having signed a letter opposing the Republican presidential candidate reached 785 the morning before Election Day. Continue reading

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A Radical Solution to the Fundamental Flaws in US Politics: Vote!

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(Sept. 26, 2016) The train of American electoral politics has gone further and further “off the rails” in recent decades. A number of suspected culprits have been identified as the specific fundamental flaw in the system that needs to be fixed. Gerrymandering.  Campaign finance. Economic inequality. “False balance” in the media. Continue reading

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Does the Economy Really Do Better Under Democratic Presidents?

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(June 27, 2016) Hillary Clinton has been saying that the US economy does much better when a Democrat is president than when a Republican is.  When the press goes to fact-check the claim, they can be forgiven for having  a presumption that it can’t be 100 per cent true.  After all, if it were completely true, then wouldn’t we all already know it?

Well, there is no other way to say this: The claim is 100 per cent true. Continue reading

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