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Tag: trickle-down economics

Does trickle-down economics actually work?

Making big corporations and the rich even richer through tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks doesn’t make the rest of us better off.

The end of trickle-down economics

Percolate-up economics works. Trickle-down does not.

Trickle-down economics doesn’t work but build-up does—is Biden listening?

Trickle-down economics is a cruel hoax. The benefits of build-up economics are real.

How Trump’s war on regulation is trickle-down economics

Trump’s attack on regulation is just another form of trickle-down economics – where the gains go the top, and the risks and losses trickle down.

Why making American corporations more competitive doesn’t help most Americans

Restoring corporations' “competitive edge” has little or nothing to do with helping American workers.

The true path to prosperity

Growth doesn’t “trickle down.” It rises up.

What is the true cost of inequality?

Americans, in effect, are each paying what amounts to an “inequality tax.”

Trump’s trickle-down populism

Trickle-down economics dressed in populist garb is still trickle-down economics.

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