Tag: public investments

Still addicted to tax cuts

In a previous post I explored the nearly two decade bipartisan addiction Michigan policy makers have to cutting taxes. The latest evidence of the continuation

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Big picture themes

As we start the new year I thought it would be helpful to take a step back from the specifics I normally write about to

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Education and inequality

We have written frequently on the correlation between college attainment and both income and employment. It is now the best predictor of  both. (See data

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The 3.0 agenda: Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in an interview with NPR laid out the case as well as anyone that vibrant central cities are central to future

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Dumb on transit again

It goes from bad to worse when it comes to transit in metro Detroit. First the city and state walking away from the Woodward light

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