Dean Baker for Truthout: Deficits can undoubtedly be harmful. However, focusing economic policy in this way will cause the economy to suffer as long as the loudest voices in the debate have no understanding of how it works.
Where local governments collaborate with ICE, deportations have increased more than 75 percent. New Mexico shows a different way.
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Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.