Why Trump’s Economic Policies Would Be a Disaster
I have a new column:
4 Reasons Trump’s Economic Policies Would Be a Disaster: Donald Trump’s chances of becoming president are higher than I ever expected them to be, and there is a chance that he will be able to put his economic plans into place. He claims his economic policies will be good for the working class, but in reality his plans for high income tax cuts and deregulation adhere closely to standard Republican ideology that has favored the wealthy and powerful. Even his plans for international trade, an area where he claims populist support, would hurt far more people than it would help. Here are the four areas where Trump’s economic plans concern me the most...
[One of the four echoes what I wrote about yesterday at CBS.]
Posted by Mark Thoma on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 09:08 AM in Economics, Fiscal Times, Politics |
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