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Plutocrats Limit Personal and Corporate ...

Historically kings, queens, czars, empowers, pharaohs, Presidents, prime ministers, shrieks, despots and dictators end up losing their heads (or the equivalent thereof), if they polarize power to the extent that they eliminate or reduce the middle class and the ability for people to upwardly mobilize. Plutocrats and the power elite needs to allow people to […]

Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchfork...

Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist — and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up! Growing inequality is about to push our societies into conditions resembling pre-revolutionary France. Hear his argument about why a dramatic increase in minimum wage could grow the middle class, deliver economic prosperity … […]

Basic Minimum Needs Economy, Homeless Co...

Dear Janet, Watching last night’s Democratic debate was like going to a dinner party you hoped was going to be better than it was. It’s not that the people there weren’t nice; it’s just that nobody said anything all that interesting. I was in Fairfield, Iowa, talking to caucus voters about things that the moderators […]