Just Borrow The Damn Money

Just Borrow The Damn Money

Moneybox
A blog about business and economics.
Dec. 6 2011 10:17 AM

Just Borrow The Damn Money

My latest column is about the bizarre debate in congress over how to "pay for" an extension of the payroll tax cut when the whole point of stimulus is to not offset the cost and just take advantage of the negative real interest rates.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.