Smart ideas for adding revenue

January 13, 2009 | John Burbank

Dean Baker, an economist, EOI board member and co-director for the Center for Economic Policy Research offered some ideas for new revenue sources during the recession. These new streams, he explains, could raise $100 billion or more annually and actually discourages “nonproductive activity”.

And since simply adding to our deficit (already $10 trillion+) is neither sustainable nor practical in the long term,  Dean Baker’s pragmatic ideas and solutions may help us avoid a long and deep recession.

Read the NYT story here.

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