Real Progressives Behind the Scenes

We have had meetings now for months, and every week we would report progress and occasionally mention the bigger picture.  This time I asked each member to flip it around and make their focus the bigger picture.

Justice For All

This is about as low as a political party in its unmitigated desire for power can get.  

The Winter of our Discontent in America

After over 25 years of Winter it is time to jump start Spring by adopting policies that recognize our economic potential. 

MMT and The Deficit Debate

People often dismiss economic conversations assuming they understand the basics. The government collects taxes, spends that money and then some, causing deficits.  Then, the Government borrows money to cover the deficit...

Vote For the Candidates You Want

An explanation of Approval Voting, a better choice to enhance democracy and eliminate strategic voting.

MMT Cures Cult Addiction

MMT will not make racism and xenophobia go away and there will still be a need to understand that Black Lives Matter.  But still, it will be as big of step in the right direction that the gains made in the 1960s were. 

Each One Teach (at least) One

... my message was not getting through.  Telling people point blank that taxes do not fund spending always leads to a change in subject.  It always leads away from what is so very important about MMT. Which is that MMT describes how macroeconomics operates in the modern world. 

We the People; or, What is a Progressive?

Reading it, the intention of the preamble is pretty clear, it is America’s mission statement.  It stands separate from the details of the Constitution and establishes a set of standards for the United States.