Dean Baker for Truthout: The economy is moving in the right direction, and understanding the recent history behind these trends is important.
The Republican budget takes from those in need and gives to billionaires. By 2027, 80 percent of the Trump-GOP tax plan is an enormous boon to the wealthiest Americans.
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Julian Reid is a professor of international relations at the University of Lapland. His book, coauthored with Brad Evans, Resilient Life: the Art of Living Dangerously, will be published by Polity Press in 2014.