Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown/Democracy At Work. Earlier today - the White House officially sent its 2018 budget plan to Congress. It has a patriotic-sounding name - but the so-called "New Foundation for American Greatness" is really just an all-out assault on poor and working Americans. If the President gets his way - billions will be cut from vital programs - including Medicaid - which candidate Trump promised never to cut. "Cruel" doesn't even begin to describe this budget plan.
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