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Proposals to “Defund the Police” are trending as I write this, spurred on by the deaths of George Floyd and Breanna Taylor, among others. But the defund movement has a much longer history in the United States, with serious arguments … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Sociocultural Tagged Black Lives Matter, defund, education, law enforcement, police, Prop 13, protest, reform, tax Comments Off on Defund What?
In interviews and campaign press releases, Republican leaders like to brag about their humble beginnings and how much they care about people who are suffering financially. This has been a common GOP strategy at least as far back as the … Continue reading
Posted in Politics Tagged budget, education, GOP, government, Hatch, McConnell, middle class, politics, poverty, Republican, Ryan, tax Comments Off on Poor Connections
Reality has a way of making hash out of many promising and popular theories. Or perhaps I should say many hypotheses, given that a theory is properly understood to be a more robust explanation about the way things work. A … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Sociocultural Tagged capitalism, capitalist, Chicago, democracy, dictator, economics, freedom, government, jobs, plutocrat, tax, trickle-down Comments Off on Trickle-Down Freedom