When it comes to economic issues, this is rarely a challenge, as few journalists got beyond Econ 101 in college. Most simply repeat our conservative conventional wisdom, which demonizes progressive tax rates, government services and, most of all, unions.Eric Alterman must be living in an alternative universe because not many journalists are for a flat income tax, or no income tax ,or wanting to get rid of Pell grants or public education in general. Most journalists think reading historical "challenged" Paul Krugman will teach them a lot of economics and economic history.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Statist Professor Eric Alterman reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 10:25 PM