Dean Baker

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"In the current moment of surging support for taxing the wealthy, this sensible Wall Street tax may have a good shot."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"In a series of broken promises Trump made to the working people of this...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The estimate comes from a new report by economist Dean Baker, published as...


Much to nobody's surprise, a new study from MIT contradicts right-wing talking points and finds that funding domestic priorities like clean energy, health care, and education creates twice as many jobs per dollar spent as military spending. Pithy economist Dean Baker has more. "In other words, if the point of spending is to create jobs, then the military is the last place that we would want to put our dollars."