Bidenomics – level 2

06-07-2023 07:00

US President Joe Biden is introducing his economic theory called Bidenomics.

Bidenomics focuses on the middle class. It doesn’t agree with trickle-down policies, rules which help the rich, and as a result, the poor do better, too. In a speech, Biden said that Bidenomics was a good thing for America and emphasized growing the economy. Trickle-down economics involves tax cuts for the rich and large companies, but Biden believes it hurts the middle class.

Biden wants the rich and companies to pay their fair share of taxes. Three key points of Bidenomics are making public investments, supporting and educating American workers, and promoting competition.

Difficult words: emphasize (to show that something is very important), tax cut (when the government decreases the amount of money which people pay), competition (when a person or company is trying to win or be more successful than someone else).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What are some of the potential criticisms of Biden's economic theory of Bidenomics?


News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions

How to improve your English with News in Levels: 


  1. Do the test at Test Languages.
  2. Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.


  1. Read two news articles every day.
  2. Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.


  1. Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
  2. Listen to the news from today without reading the text.


  1. Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.


  1. Choose one person from the Skype section.
  2. Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.


Stock images by Depositphotos