Report In order to secure our fiscal future and achieve meaningful deficit reduction over the next 10 years, we need a plan that combines progressive, revenue-enhancing tax reform with pragmatic spending cuts that do not undermine the middle class, the poor, or seniors.
Charts The Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan actually recommends more revenue than proposals on either side of the aisle—including the president’s budget.
An infographic from Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden presents data to show why supply-side economics doesn't work.
Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden give three decades' worth of evidence that proves supply-side economics doesn't work.
Michael Linden shows that under President Obama private-sector jobs have recovered but the public sector’s job losses are preventing a strong labor market.
Michael Linden points out the many flaws in Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson’s argument that the wealthy don’t hold sway over federal policy.
Issue Brief Michael Linden examines how our tax code has grown less effective at dampening income inequality, and how various proposals to reform the code would affect inequality.
This chart from Michael Linden shows how the wealthiest Americans have enjoyed more income with lower taxes since 1993. Asking them to pay their fair share should be part of any deficit reduction plan.
Michael Linden explains that an alternative House budget resolution supposedly based on the recommendations of Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles is short $1 trillion of revenue.
Michael Linden finds nothing but austerity, insincerity, and duplicity in the latest plan from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan.
Michael Linden details why the latest budget proposal from the House Budget Committee chairman means higher deficits and more debt
Michael Linden points to the telltale signs that conservatives in the House either are serious about enacting a real budget this year or preparing a purely political document.
Sarah Ayres and Michael Linden debunk a popular, but specious, conservative talking point that purports the 1 percent are already overtaxed.