Progressive Economists

From Toby Sanger at The Progressive Economics Forum:

I wasn’t originally planning to write a longer analysis and critique of Flaherty’s fiscal and economic statement beyond our immediate response because, like most people, I expected it would at least show some reasonable recognition of the problem and at least the framework for a stimulus program (besides, I had young children to pick up from school, feed and put to bed!).  Erin had also done a good quick analysis.

But what I read in the statement was such a disturbing affront to reason, public policy, and the economic challenges we face that I woke up in the middle of the night and wrote the following. 

Read it here

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