Tax Policy

Backgrounder
Renewing America

Renewing America

Outsourcing Jobs and Taxes

Author: Roya Wolverson

Outsourcing remains a contentious political issue as lawmakers, analysts, and business leaders debate its effect on U.S. job creation and the role of corporate tax policy in shipping jobs overseas, explains this Backgrounder.

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Op-Ed

GOP at the Abyss

Author: Michael J. Gerson
Washington Post

Michael J. Gerson writes, "As conservatives warn of catastrophe--well, even greater catastrophe--as a result of Obama's new debt and taxes, they are left to contemplate three possible futures."

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Op-Ed

Obama's Tax Planning Needs New View of New Deal

Author: Amity Shlaes
Bloomberg.com

In this Bloomberg op-ed, Amity Shlaes says that the Democratic Party must decide which is more important-its eagerness to trash the Bush-Reagan tax legacy, or its eagerness for recovery. The planned tax increases would diminish the effect of the billions planned for infrastructure, just as tax increases undermined the Public Works Administration or the Works Project Administration in the 1930s.

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