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this would be the best policy. It would be certainly more popular than giving the money to the banks that created the problem in the first place.
by rz on Thu Jun 5th, 2014 at 03:47:55 AM EST
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Instead: minijobs.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jun 5th, 2014 at 05:55:41 AM EST
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I think you may be missing a couple of zeroes.
Alternatively, send 100. And again. And again...

This could be on top of a living wage.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Thu Jun 5th, 2014 at 08:02:34 AM EST
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Quite. No need for metaphorical helicopters. In the ideal case you could mandate that debts have to be repaid first. Then watch the financials atrophy due to lack of rents.
by generic on Thu Jun 5th, 2014 at 08:18:42 AM EST
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