Op/Ed: Look to the Democratic Left for Rethinking of Taxing, Spending Policies
Education Policy Professor Advocates for Modern "New Deal," Expanded Government Role
We need a revolution in government taxing and spending, says Steven J. Klees, an economist and professor in the College of Education.
In an op/ed published today in The Baltimore Sun, he argues that relying on the market to solve our nation’s problems—including health care, infrastructure and poverty—has failed. Instead, he suggests that a shift of the Democratic Party to the left could lead to higher taxing of the very rich that would cover the costs of solutions. Read his essay here.