Paul Pierson

Guess Which President Many Right-Wingers Revile for Bringing Wealth Distribution to Government - You Might Be Surprised

The following is an excerpt from the new book American Amnesia by Jacob B. Hacker & Paul Pierson (Simon & Schuster, 2016): 

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Why the GOP Hasn't (Yet) Paid For Its March to the Right

This article appears in the Spring 2015 issue of The American Prospect magazine. And click here for a free PDF of this 25th Anniversary Issue of the Prospect.

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Tax Cuts for the Rich Are Pure Insanity at This Point

When President Obama said he was forced to negotiate with hostage-takers, he conjured an image of ski-masked Republicans suddenly storming the White House and demanding tax cuts for the rich, a screaming Jane Middle Class in tow.

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