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The Trump Tax Increase

It is Election Day morning as I write this. I have no idea who won or if we even know the results as of the publishing of this article.  (I plan to write an election “recap” article for Sunday’s publication.)  For this article it doesn’t matter.  I follow three economists closely.  My regular readers know how often I cite the work of Paul Krugman.  Less frequently, and mostly for the theoretical portion of his work, I cite French economist Thomas Piketty.  The third is Joseph Stiglitz whose Sunday morning New York Times op-ed, Republicans, Not Biden, Are About To Raise Your Taxes, was a showstopper to me in that in the hubbub of Trumpism I forget about the subject matter of his article.  Let’s explore. Continue reading The Trump Tax Increase