Eliminating deductions represent an obvious way to improve public finances without punishing those small companies with new tax increases. This article offers up a few simple ideas related to this topic.
This article from Michael Roberts offers up a reasonable background discussion on why default is an option when it comes to the European banking situation: http://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2011/09/11/an-alternative-programme-for-europe/
Here’s a great piece from David Climenhaga contributing to rabble about fiscal openness. While it’s extremely unlikely that the Harperites will follow his advice, I fully agree that now is the time to open all books for any organization that receives (or received) public funds of any kind. If unions are being wrenched open – and I don’t see why they shouldn’t – then we […]