Posts Tagged ‘public spending’

Debt explained

Written By: - Date published: 7:33 am, April 27th, 2011 - 7 comments

The same scenario of tax cuts, national debt, and public spending cuts is being played out in New Zealand, Britain and the USA.  Here’s the right wing argument in a nutshell…

The benefits of public spending

Written By: - Date published: 9:36 am, February 21st, 2011 - 97 comments

We know from history, and from our own recent experience, that tax cuts don’t cause growth.  Privatisation and public service cuts don’t do us any good either.  What does cause growth?  Public spending.  What’s more, public spending is much more efficient than the private sector too…

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