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Scott Winship
Director of Social Capital Project, Joint Economic Committee, Office of Vice Chairman . Tweets are my own, obvi.
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Scott Winship 4h
Replying to @rizermonique @cmcg623
Especially if it comes before tourist season
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Mercatus Center May 26
While labor market inactivity among prime-age men has more than tripled in the past 50 years, it's not because of a lack of jobs. Men are voluntarily leaving the labor force. & explain:
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Patrick Sharkey May 26
Just back from Chicago and the strategic decision support centers are one of the most important, impressive developments in violence prevention that I've seen:
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Matt McDonald May 25
Replying to @jasonfurman
The probability of getting those numbers from a random sample is... low.
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John W Lettieri May 24
“If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein.”
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Max Boot May 23
Beautiful article by on how liberals and conservatives are coming together to defend our democracy from the threat of illiberal extremism.
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David French May 24
Dear conservatives, you hate it when Google fires dissenters? You despise campus mobs? Then why are you cheering the NFL's corporate censorship? My challenge, in the NYT:
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AlanReynoldsEcon May 24
High-growth economies such as China, India, and Indonesia commonly have higher Gini coefficients ("more inequality") than slower-growing economies such as France and Japan.
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Ross Douthat May 23
From an author who has argued that op-ed pages don't need conservatives comes a smart piece ... that's also a textbook example of the limits of an analytic frame that only encompasses further left and center-left arguments:
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The Work First Fdn. May 23
Lee Bowes kicks off the Work First Foundation fellowship symposium helping empower people away from the poverty cycle and into opportunities
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Scott Winship May 23
Replying to @swinshi
The sky-is- falling crowd will say that people are too embarrassed to admit they're suffering.
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Scott Winship May 23
Trumpism is not primarily to do with the economy, Part 483. Quick--what % of households say they're finding it hard to get by financially? Too high, try again...
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Scott Greenberg May 22
Only 7 percent of American households say that they're "finding it difficult to get by" financially: This number is much lower than I expected!
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Richard V. Reeves May 23
"population aging will eventually require significant adjustments in fiscal policy" Louise Sheiner
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Jeff Larrimore May 22
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Scott Winship May 22
Replying to @howardowens
I said so in a follow-up tweet!
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Scott Winship May 22
That's because some of us practice practical rather than utopian politics
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Scott Winship May 22
Replying to @ChuckLane1
agreed--I had a follow-up tweet saying that
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Scott Winship May 22
Replying to @swinshi
And if you defend this, you don't get to non-hypocritically do so if you criticized Clinton's email server. There are upsides to moral consistency.
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Scott Winship May 22
If you were or are a "but her emails" person, you do not get to non-hypocritically complain about this
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