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Obama vs. Romney: Should the U.S. Government continue to spend at current levels even if it means raising taxes
9 Oct 2012
Austerity | Barack Obama | Deficit | economic growth | Election 2012 | Government spending | Mitt Romney | National Debt | Politics | Taxes | Voting | Tax | Economy
Since the presidency of Ronald Reagan, the federal budget and the taxes that fund it have been the most consistently debated topic in politics. This is because...
This House believes that Europe should weaken its austerity measures to guarantee its citizens greater social support.
8 May 2012
Austerity | economics | economy | EUROPEAN UNION | Eurozone | financial crisis | Fiscal Compact | Growth | role of government | Society | Spending | TAX | welfare
On Saturday 5th May the French and Greeks went to the polls and both countries voted against austerity. In France President Sarkozy became the 11th European...
23 Mar 2012
Austerity | Deficit | economics | European financial crisis | EUROPEAN UNION | Eurozone | National Debt | role of government
Governments often face a dilemma wherein the public wants more services but also to pay less tax. Both are beneficial to the nation’s economy; the more a...
22 Feb 2012
Austerity | central bank | Deficit | economics | Keynes | monetarism | National Debt | role of government | Stimulus | supply side | Economic policy | Finance | Tax | Economy
The debt of the United states at the time of writing is approaching $15 Trillion by many measures and growing quickly (8 November 2011). However, that only...