Fund the Future with Middle Class Tax Cuts and Higher Corporate Taxes

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling for a Green New Deal. Kamala Harris is calling for tax cuts that actually cut taxes for the middle class. Everyone wants to know how we're going to pay for these things. I've been kicking some ideas around today in partial conversation with a friend. A Green New Deal will probably … Continue reading Fund the Future with Middle Class Tax Cuts and Higher Corporate Taxes

Who Is the American Middle? Almost Everyone You’ve Ever Known Is Crazy (but Might Not Know it Yet)

Who is the American Middle that has the power to make the 2012 election something different? Most people reading this post.  That huge nexus of overlap between the responsible Tea Partiers and the responsible Occupiers.  The employed. The unemployed.  The insured and uninsured.  Homebuilders and homeless.  Students with too much debt, families without enough food. … Continue reading Who Is the American Middle? Almost Everyone You’ve Ever Known Is Crazy (but Might Not Know it Yet)

Some Political Sequiturs: Your Extreme Pocket Guide To Political Philosophy

None of the following thoughts originated with me.  I'm just helping curate. Fiscal responsibility is a progressive position. Conservative, liberal, progressive, radical...these are labels powerful people use to keep people with most interests in common apart.  In reality, most voters have no interest in this kind of politics, no use for these kind of names, … Continue reading Some Political Sequiturs: Your Extreme Pocket Guide To Political Philosophy