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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Brian J. Trautman writes for PeaceVoice, is a military veteran, an instructor of peace studies at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, MA, and a peace activist. On Twitter @BriTraut.