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Una clase media fuerte es clave para poner en marcha nuestra economía

El problema económico más inmediato y urgente para los Estados Unidos son los retos económicos que enfrentan la clase media, dice Michael Ettlinger.

By Michael Ettlinger | Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Drug Testing America

Michael Ettlinger suggests that the conservative push to drug test unemployed Americans should be extended to every single person who benefits from federal programs.

By Michael Ettlinger | Friday, December 9, 2011

A Strong Middle Class Is Key to Getting Our Economy Moving

Michael Ettlinger explains why a growing and prosperous middle class was and is the prerequisite to strong and sustainable economic growth.

By Michael Ettlinger | Tuesday, December 6, 2011

9 Ideas for Congress to Address the 99 Percent

Michael Ettlinger and Gadi Dechter present a plan to restore the promise of the American Dream.

By Michael Ettlinger and Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Mirage of ‘Figure-It-Out-Later’ Tax Reform

Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger explain why the “Gang of Six” approach to tax reform— setting out some parameters but putting the hard decisions off for later—is the wrong way to go.

By Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger | Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The American Economy as It Could Be in 2030

Michael Ettlinger and Jennifer Erickson paint a portrait of a prosperous nation 20 years from now and explain why such optimism is warranted.

By Michael Ettlinger and Jennifer Erickson | Wednesday, October 12, 2011

President Obama’s Plan for Dealing with the Deficit

Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden examine the differences between the president’s plan announced today and the House plan enacted earlier this year.

By Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden | Monday, September 19, 2011

Obama vs. Bush: Who’s the Bigger Tax Cutter?

Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger compare the two presidents’ records on taxes and find that President Obama’s first-term cuts are bigger than President Bush’s.

By Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger | Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Government Spending Can Create Jobs—and It Has

article icon Issue Brief Heather Boushey and Michael Ettlinger on the government's critical role in job creation.

By Heather Boushey and Michael Ettlinger | Thursday, September 8, 2011

Job Creation Requires Spending

Job recovery and sustained economic growth require government to step up again, say leading analysts in surprise bipartisan consensus.

By Heather Boushey, Sarah Ayres Steinberg, and Michael Ettlinger | Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Recommendations for the Special Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction

article icon Issue Brief Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden offer guidance to the super committee on how to achieve deficit reduction.

By Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden | Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Spurring Job Creation in the Private Sector

Michael Ettlinger, Donna Cooper, Sarah Wartell, and Bracken Hendricks outline three programs that should be part of any job creation plan.

By Michael Ettlinger, Donna Cooper, Sarah Rosen Wartell, and Bracken Hendricks | Friday, August 26, 2011

The National Payroll Contest: A Proposal to Create Jobs

A little friendly competition could help boost employment, argue Michael Ettlinger and Jordan Eizenga.

By Michael Ettlinger and Jordan Eizenga | Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Deficit-Busting Pay Freeze We Need

Michael Ettlinger details why letting the Bush bonus tax cuts expire amounts to a mere 10-month pay freeze for the wealthiest 1 percent of our society.

By Michael Ettlinger | Tuesday, August 9, 2011

El Acuerdo

Michael Ettlinger y Michael Linden analizan los problemas, y las posibilidades, del acuerdo para aumentar el límite de la deuda nacional.

By Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden | Wednesday, August 3, 2011