THE U.S. DEFICIT
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Explore key issues in the debate over the deficit through compelling pro/con arguments from expert commentators.
Among the issues: what effect the deficit has on the economy, whether deficit reduction is beneficial, what role taxes should play in deficit reduction, and whether cuts to entitlement programs or defense spending would better reduce the deficit. The intelligently selected readings are drawn from well-respected publications, and each includes a brief abstract and discussion questions.