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Many Are the Ways in Which the Corona Virus Extorts Wealth Or, How Enforced Solitude Invites Materialism

Many Are the Ways in Which the Corona Virus Extorts Wealth Or, How Enforced Solitude Invites Materialism

    By Sigrid Weidenweber We all know the material costs of dealing with the epidemic—the huge supplies needed to keep people safe, hygienic, and, supplied with life-saving ventilators and drugs. Then there is the economy—it is ticking along anemically, loosing billions every week because of the shut-down. Add to that the huge amounts lost […]

NEWS ANALYSIS | Will California’s ‘Temporary’ Tax on Wealth Ever Fade Away?

NEWS ANALYSIS | Will California’s ‘Temporary’ Tax on Wealth Ever Fade Away?

BY BRAD JONES   When Californians voted to “temporarily” raise taxes to fund education on Nov. 6, 2012, they probably never expected the hikes would linger in one form or another until 2030, but that’s exactly what happened. Prop. 30, officially tagged as “Temporary Taxes to Fund Education,” was billed as a ballot measure to increase taxes to […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Meet Me In St Louis

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Meet Me In St Louis

  By L. Neil Smith   Sometime soon, I want you to do something for me — and for yourself. Click on: http://www.zianet.com/jjohnson/stlouis.htm I want you to go someplace that rents classic films and check out Meet Me in St. Louis, a swell old MGM musical with Judy Garland, Leon Ames, Mary Astor, Marjorie Main, […]

A Tax Cut for the Rich

A Tax Cut for the Rich

    By Naomi Fisher On December 1st I was watching the Senate debates on C-SPAN, the network that broadcasts from Congress. The Senate was discussing before voting on the new 400 page Senate Tax Reform Bill: (I went to: libraryofcongress.gov  Senate tax reform bill to get the link below) Link:    https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1 Several Senators […]

Intellectual Dishonesty

Intellectual Dishonesty

President Barack Obama’s stance, expressed in his 2014 State of the Union address, is that the debate is settled and climate change is a fact. Obama is by no means unique in that view. Former Vice President Al Gore declared that “the science is settled.” This “settled science” vision about climate is held by many, […]

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