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Policy Experts: California Needs To Reform Its Tax System

quoting Lee Ohanianvia The Center Square
Thursday, July 9, 2020

(The Center Square) – California’s reliance on a notoriously fickle tax system has exacerbated the state’s budget problems in light of Covid-19, an economics professor said.

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Policy Experts: California Needs To Reform Its Tax System

featuring Lee Ohanianvia KPVI
Thursday, July 9, 2020

California’s reliance on a notoriously fickle tax system has exacerbated the state’s budget problems in light of Covid-19, an economics professor said.

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'Full Economic Recovery To Take Very Long Time,' Says Raghuram Rajan On COVID-19 Impact

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Business Today
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday mild signs of improvement in Indian economy are visible even though a lot needs to be done as the full recovery will take a long time.

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Americans Want To Be Free To Be Stupid

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Financial Times
Thursday, July 9, 2020

[Subscription Required] Resistance to Covid-19 restrictions stems from the pioneer spirit.

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Thomas Sowell: Common Sense In A Senseless World

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Twitter
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Watch the trailer for the upcoming documentary “Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World.”

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USMCA Is A Net Move AWAY From Free Trade

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The reduction of trade barriers among the USMCA’s parties will strengthen U.S., Mexican and Canadian supply chains, returning manufacturing jobs to North America from China. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic exposed how North America had become too dependent on China for medical equipment and drugs, Beijing’s campaign of intimidation and censorship was already hurting international companies.

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David Davenport: Whatever Became Of Socialism?

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

With the news dominated by Covid-19 and racial injustice, you might not remember one of the big stories of the past year: the rise of socialism. Previously a dirty word, socialism became popular among young people and polled well with Democrats.

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Green New Deals Are Detrimental To Economic Recovery

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Prescott eNews
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Climate policies have massive costs. Unfortunately, most current climate policies cost more than the benefits they deliver.

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California Legislators Spend $200 Billion And Taxpayers Get Less And Less

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

California’s 2020–21 $202 billion state budget spends about three times as much per state resident, adjusted for inflation, compared to California’s 1990–91 budget. And this is after $20 billion of COVID-19 related budget cuts. But as you look around the state, you will not see this much higher spending at work. You will instead observe public schools that are falling apart and potholes on major streets that are large enough and deep enough to take out your rear axle.

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