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Trump's Tax Plan Won't Boost Economy or Create Jobs

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Interview, October 2017 | Gerald Epstein

Trump Tax Plan Won't Boost Economy In The Real News Network interview, Gerald Epstein discusses the CNN Bernie Sanders-Ted Cruz debate over GOP tax plan.
Research
In this book, Stephen Cohn of Knox College analyzes how and why neoclassical and new institutionalist economics replaced Marxist economics as the dominant political-economic paradigms inside China. The book examines the different ways that Marxist and neoclassical economists thought about rural restructuring, the reorganization of the international sector, and the performance of state owned enterprises. It finds the reconstruction of the Chinese economics profession in the image of the American profession reflected the impact of classical liberalism, the daily language of market-speak, and abandonment of questions about the construction of socialism.
Commentary

Clean Energy Is a "Powerful Engine of Job Opportunity"

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Interview, October 2017 | Robert Pollin

Clean Energy Is a "Powerful Engine of Job Opportunity" In The Real News Network interview, Bob Pollin discusses the potentially devastating effects of the Trump administration's intent to roll back the Clean Power Plan.
Commentary

Military Spending Ineffective for Creating Jobs

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Interview, October 2017 | Heidi Garrett-Peltier

Military Spending Ineffective for Creating Jobs In The Real News Network interview, Heidi Garrett-Peltier discusses how federal spending on domestic programs such as healthcare, education, and clean energy creates far more jobs than military spending.
Commentary

U.S. Pharma Industry Converts Monopoly Power into Political Power

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Interview, September 2017 | Lawrence King

U.S. Pharma Industry Converts Monopoly Power into Political Power In The Real News Network interview, UMass-Amherst economics professor Lawrence King explains how the pharmaceutical industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power.
Research

Austerity Versus Green Growth for Puerto Rico

Working Paper, August 2017 | Amanda Page-Hoongrajok, Shouvik Chakraborty, Robert Pollin

Commentary

Bannon Fired from White House

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Interview, August 2017 | Gerald Epstein

Bannon Fired from White House During The Real News Network Interview, Gerald Epstein discusses Steve Bannon's exit from the White House and what's next for "economic nationalism."

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