Ep. 107 The Problems With Tax Reform

8 October 2017     |     Tom Woods     |     10

Krugman complains that what we know so far about a potential Trump tax reform plan is not good — it would give most relief to millionaires and billionaires. We discuss Rand Paul’s opposition to the plan, and what genuine tax reform should really do.

Krugman Column

Republicans, Trapped by Their Flimflam” (October 3, 2017)

Contra Columns

How Draconian Is the Ryan Plan?,” by Bob Murphy
The Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Changes: Estimates Based on a New Measure of Fiscal Shocks,” by Christina Romer and David Romer

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Ep. 1001 Rothbard on Strategy: Need We Abandon Principle to Be Successful?

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