John Miller

John Miller is a member of the Dollars & Sense collective, is professor of economics at Wheaton College.

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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 11:51am
Sweatshop Apologists Cover for Intransigent US Retail Giants
The April 24 collapse of the Rana Plaza building, just outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital city, killed over 1,100 garment workers toiling in the country’s growing export sector.
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 11:01am
The Chained CPI Is Bad for Seniors and for Accuracy
The word “thuggish” comes to mind. “I’m not a number,” says the older man in a television ad funded by the seniors’ lobby AARP. ... “But I am a voter. So Washington, before you even think about cutting my Medicare and Social Security benefits, here’s a number you should remember: 50 million.” This unyielding position, undergirded by a multimillion-dollar ad campaign, is as wrongheaded as the equivalent line-drawing of Grover Norquist and the no-new-taxes crowd. ...
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Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 11:24am
'Living Within Its Means'? Claims About Budget Balancing Are Baloney
“Government has to start living within its means, just like families do. We have to cut the spending we can’t afford so we can put the economy on sounder footing, and give our businesses the confidence they need to grow and create jobs.” —President Barack Obama, weekly radio address, July 2, 2011
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