The College Prof Who Can Fix Congress (The Fiscal Times)

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The Fiscal TImes“Charles Wheelan has a plan for overcoming Capitol Hill gridlock—ditch the Republicans and the Democrats,” writes The Fiscal Times. In his book, The Centrist Manifesto, Wheelan ’88, a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences and a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics, describes the need for a new political party—the Centrist party.

The new Centrist party, Wheelan tells The Fiscal Times, would focus on four core ideas:  fiscal responsibility, environmental responsibility, social inclusion, and a commitment to providing economic opportunities.

Read the full story, published 8/14/13 by The Fiscal Times.