Tag Archives: Taxes

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

Source:The New Democrat Plus 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 … 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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The New York Times: Room For Debate- Andrew P. Kelly: The Problem Is That Free College Isn’t Free

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the main problem with many of these political debates has to do with language and how things are described. Whether it’s called free health care, free health insurance, … Continue reading

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Washington Free Beacon: This Week With George Stephanopoulos- Bernie Sanders: Says He Would Raise Taxes On All Americans

Source: The New Democrat ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos, with his questioning here did a very good job at getting Senator Bernie Sanders to admit that everyone’s taxes will have to go up if you want to pay for all the Senator’s … Continue reading

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Ray Red Spider: “Why Vote Bernie?”: Why Socialism Isn’t Free

Ray Red Spider: “Why Vote Bernie?”: Why Socialism Isn’t Free I saw a blog with the link to that blog up here, arguing about why people should vote for Bernie Sanders for president. The case being that he wants to … Continue reading

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Next New Deal: Mike Konczal- “Given The Myth of Ownership, is the Idea of Redistribution Coherent?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat We need to get past the idea of whether or not wealth redistribution is a good or bad thing. And just define it instead and layout exactly what wealth redistribution is. … Continue reading

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▶PBS: Video: Charlie Rose Show: Jeffrey Sachs: The Price of Civilization, 10/05/2011

▶ Jeffrey Sachs, The Price of Civilization, on Charlie Rose.1-3, (2011-10-05) – YouTube. I believe a consensus of Americans believe that taxes are a price to pay for civilization. Or a price to pay for a developed country that you … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion-Michael Lind- What if All Sides Are Wrong About Taxes?

  Source: Salon: Opinion-Michael Lind- What if All Sides Are Wrong About Taxes?. If you don’t like Big Government, include me in that group. The difference being I don’t like all forms of Big Government. Which makes me different from Rick … Continue reading

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