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Critics of the Build Back Better Act are now trying to claim it will add to the nation’s debt. That is false. The bill will be fully paid for with tax revenues, stresses EPI’s Josh Bivens in a Twitter thread.

The economic damage done by COVID-19 in the U.S. was amplified by decades of policy choices leading up to it. To counter the damage, we need visionary policies that will help us not only revive our economy but also live up to the constitutional and moral commitments this country was founded on. Read the article

EPI State Economic Analyst Julia Wolfe explains what preemption is, how preemption is frequently abused by states, and how this abuse hurts workers and their families in cities across the country. Watch the video

The debt ceiling showdown has been put on pause until December. But we are doomed to repeat this insane exercise again and again unless we abolish the debt ceiling once and for all. Read the blog post

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