In 2008, federal spending accounted for about 20.3 percent of gross domestic product. In 2015, it accounted for about 20.9 percent.
The losers from globalization are realigning themselves in the Republican Party, according to conservative NYT columnist David Brooks. Is there something in this idea? See the discussion here: A big […]
Fixated on shrinking government, destroying labor unions, cutting taxes for the wealthy, and protecting their big corporate donors from regulation, GOP leaders failed to notice that their electorate had other […]
There are three basic, and fairly benign or at least unavoidable reasons why government tends to grow when societies get richer and more complex. Some simple economics of growing government