Tag Archives: Taxation

Dandelion Salad: Ellen Brown- ‘Funding A U.S. Green Deal Without Raising Taxes’

From Ellen Brown: “As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the US and Europe, along with some interesting academic debates about how to fund them. Monetary … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Adam Harris- ‘What’s The Deal With Free College?’

Source:The New Democrat  From Adam Harris: “Every day now, it seems, another Democratic candidate announces his or her 2020 presidential run. Among the most popular ideas these hopefuls campaign for is a tuition-free secondary education. A free-college proposal has practically … Continue reading

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Bernard Goldberg: ‘We Love Free Stuff- As Long As Someone Else Is Paying For It’

Source:The New Democrat  Socialists whether they’re democratic or not or self-described like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria O. Cortez or closeted like Elizabeth Warren and others, would have a lot more respect and credibility in America and perhaps even followers and … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Tomasky: ‘A 70% Percent Tax Rate Isn’t Radical- Alexandria O. Cortez Has It Just Right’

Source:The New Democrat What Michael Tomasky failed to mention here ( and perhaps intentionally ) is that back in the 1950s and 70s when we had high tax rates of 70 and 91%, no one especially the rich were actually … Continue reading

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Theodore Roosevelt: Absolute Equality, Absolute Justice, in Matters of Taxation

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of Progressives and I mean true Progressives and not just people who use the label to self-identify with because they believe its politically or culturally popular and don’t … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- Dana Goldman: Why Bernie Sander’s Plan For Universal Health Care Is Only Half Right

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Actually, I believe Dana Goldman is being generous here and giving Senator Bernie Sanders too much credit here. I don’t believe Senator Sanders is even half right and is selling … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper- ‘Democrats Should Embrace The Freedom Not To Choose’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not trying to sound insulting here (but don’t mind if I do) but what Ryan Cooper wrote in The Week this week (ha, ha get it) could’ve been written … Continue reading

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