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This first topic concerns the broad relationship between the federal government and the economy. It invites you to consider what we expect from the government, via the budget (on both the spending and revenue sides, of course) and the nature of individuals working and living in 21st century America. You have seen news stories relevant to this topic, e.g., the Occupy Movement and discussions of the gap between the 1 percent and the 99 percent of citizens, etc.

To inform discussion, I have attached two opinion pieces, one from the Washington Post, the other from the NY Times.

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This first topic concerns the broad relationship between the federal government and the economy. It invites you to consider what we expect from the government, via the budget (on both the spending and revenue sides, of course) and the nature of individuals working and living in 21st century America. You have seen news stories relevant to this topic, e.g., the Occupy Movement and discussions of the gap between the 1 percent and the 99 percent of citizens, etc.

To inform discussion, I have attached two opinion pieces, one from the Washington Post, the other from the NY Times.
The first thing that we spot about the budget is that there is a total Federal Spending of $3,598 B whereas the ...

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