A Better Way to Balance the Budget

As Washington hurtles closer to a government shutdown, extremist proposals that would benefit the rich and deepen the suffering of the poorest Americans are becoming alarmingly common. At the Institute for Policy Studies, we’re offering far more practical...
Unnecessary Austerity, Unnecessary Shutdown

Unnecessary Austerity, Unnecessary Shutdown

“We’re broke.” Or so claim governors and lawmakers all over the country. Our states and our nation can no longer afford, their plaint goes, the programs and services that Americans expect government to provide. We must do with less. We need...