The 2% Solution

After an introduction by Mr. Frum, Mr. Miller talked about his book, The 2% Solution: Fixing America’s Problems in Ways Liberals and… read more

After an introduction by Mr. Frum, Mr. Miller talked about his book, The 2% Solution: Fixing America’s Problems in Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Love, published by PublicAffairs. In the book, Mr. Miller proposes that, by increasing taxes by two cents on every dollar, or 2% of America’s GDP, the country could increase tax revenues by over $200 billion. This money could then be spent on issues like health insurance, education, and employment. Mr. Miller writes that many of the problems facing America could be solved through compromises from both major parties, such as Democrats agreeing to accept market-oriented programs if Republicans agree to provide sufficient funding. Following prepared remarks, he responded to questions and comments from the audience. close

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The 2% Solution

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First Aired:
Sep 13, 2003 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 12, 2005 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 13, 2003 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2003 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 21, 2003 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 05, 2003 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2003 | 4:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2005 | 6:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2005 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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