Summer Recap and a Brief Effort to Explain Thomas Picketty

The Fog of Policy is back! Today, we’ll reach into our pile of discarded news stories and revisit the phenomenon of the early summer that was Thomas Picketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Why? Because it was good – but not as good as you might have been told. Continue reading

Irrationally Informed Four Things Your Friends Get Wrong About the US Economy

It’s getting harder and harder to get folks to agree on the basics. It used to be – or so I’m told – that Democrats and Republicans shared a common vision for the country and simply disagreed on how to … Continue reading