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Let’s Clear Up the Corporate Disinformation Around Infrastructure, Shall We? Dean Baker Joins

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Julianna welcomes back recurring guest Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, to discuss how the continued media disinformation around the BBB Act and reconciliation bill, and the economic effects of both, has been staggering. For example, how earlier this week Representative Malliotakis of Staten Island was on the news giving credit to Trump for laying the groundwork for the infrastructure bill that just passed. Insane! Dean Baker co-founded The Center for Economic and Policy Research in 1999. His areas of research include housing and macroeconomics, intellectual property, Social Security, Medicare and European labor markets. He is the author of several books, including Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were

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Julianna welcomes back recurring guest Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, to discuss how the continued media disinformation around the BBB Act and reconciliation bill, and the economic effects of both, has been staggering. For example, how earlier this week Representative Malliotakis of Staten Island was on the news giving credit to Trump for laying the groundwork for the infrastructure bill that just passed. Insane!

Dean Baker co-founded The Center for Economic and Policy Research in 1999. His areas of research include housing and macroeconomics, intellectual property, Social Security, Medicare and European labor markets. He is the author of several books, including Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer. His blog, "Beat the Press," provides commentary on economic reporting.

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Dean Baker
I am a senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (@ceprdc). I also run the blog Beat the Press (@beat_the_press)

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