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Katherine A. Moos is interviewed about a new paper she has written for the Political Economy Research Institute that tracks how labor taxes and transfers have evolved during the last 60 years

Katherine A. Moos, economics, is interviewed about a new paper she has written for the Political Economy Research Institute that tracks how labor taxes and transfers have evolved during the last 60 years. (The Real News Network, 2/9/18)

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Robert N. Pollin comments in several news stories about efforts in California and Maine to establish single payer health care systems; Pollin is also interviewed about how unregulated financial markets have created a bubble in the stock market

Robert N. Pollin, Distinguished Professor in economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, comments in several news stories about efforts in California and Maine to establish single payer health care systems. Pollin is also interviewed about how unregulated financial markets have created a bubble in the stock market that is now starting to deflate with sharp drops. (The Real News Network, 2/9/18; Healthcare Finance, 2/8/18; Capital Public Radio, The Free Press [Maine], 2/7/18)

 

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Robert N. Pollin says in LA Times that a single payer health insurance system for California would be about 18 percent less expensive than the current system and could be paid for with a 2.3 percent increase in business and sales taxes

Robert N. Pollin, Distinguished Professor in economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, says a single payer health insurance system for California would be about 18 percent less expensive than the current system and could be paid for with 2.3 percent tax increases in sales taxes and business. (Los Angeles Times