Tag: Government Spending

Robert Reich: Where Your Tax Dollars Really Go

Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress claim that America spends too much on things like food stamps, welfare, and foreign aid. But let’s look at how the government actually spends your federal tax dollars each year. We’re going to look at what’s known as the “discretionary budget,” which has to be reappropriated by Congress each

“Fear the Boom and Bust”: Keynes vs. Hayek Rap Battle

>>HOTEL CLERK: Lord Keynes! Welcome, sir. It’s a pleasure.>>KEYNES: The pleasure’s all mine. >>CLERK: Your agenda–>>KEYNES: That won’t be necessary. I am the agenda. >>CLERK: [laughs]>>KEYNES: Tell them I’ve arrived– >>HAYEK: And then tell them I’ve arrived.>>CLERK: And, your name is?>>HAYEK: Hayek. F.A. Hayek. With an “H”.>>KEYNES: Freddy. (yeah) Keynes. Hey, listen, party at the