And here we go. The next actual progressive to be torn down by the PC brigade. The Democratic Party is fully controlled by reactionaries now. Say hello to trump 2020
Warren is reinforcing an insidious way in which Americans talk about race: as though it were a measurable biological category, one that, in some cases, can be determined by a single drop of blood.
“Instead, Democrats are eyeing relatively small-ball measures that push energy efficiency, modernize the electric grid to handle more renewable energy, increase incentives for power sources like wind and solar and provide more infrastructure for electric vehicles.”
Also known as losing strategy
Democrats are unlikely to pursue major climate change legislation if they win the House majority, despite a growing body of evidence suggesting time is running out to address the issue.
“The researchers hope to shift the conversation about student debt from one that assumes student loans are a useful tool for improving individual’s economic prospects to one that acknowledges that higher levels of debt and education haven’t necessarily boosted young Americans’ financial futures.”
A new paper from the Roosevelt Institute says these loans are not a benign way to help young people attend college.
“Most of us assume government has to tax before it spends, that like you and me it has to earn money before it purchases goods. If it wants to spend more than it taxes—and it almost always does—it must borrow from the bond market. But by examining the granular way government accounts for its spending, Mosler saw that in every case, expenditures come first. When your Social Security check is due, the Treasury doesn’t look to see if it has enough money to pay it. It simply keystrokes that money directly into your bank account and debits itself simultaneously, thereby creating the money it pays you out of thin air.”
Everyone knows governments need to tax before they can spend. What Modern Monetary Theory presupposes is, maybe they don’t.
In a recent revelation, published in the respectably obscure scientific journal Knock Knock Who’s There Science Science Who Too Late, a team of experts from the University of Atlantis release…