A Message to the Green Party National Committee and Howard Switzer Regarding Monetary Reality

So, as progressives, we need to recognize that we ought not be sidetracked by distractions or false causal theories about our ills being primarily due to our economy being based on "private bank debt money" rather than "public bank-sovereign money." In both cases, it's the high-powered public money created by the Federal Reserve System that is at the foundation of the economy.

Social Security Cannot Go Broke!

It is impossible for Social Security to go broke. All it takes to see that is a ride on the subway.

Single Payer: The Left's Best Shot At Winning Again

Knowing that we can afford to drastically increase the jobs, facilities and education in the healthcare industry without a significant burden to taxpayers makes it all the more heinous that any politician doesn’t full-throatedly endorse it.

The Trump Administration is Determined to Sink the Economy, Grandma First

That’s why we have a government. Above all, it’s supposed to care for the most vulnerable among us, such as the poor, children, and the elderly. Not only is the Trump administration not doing its job, it is openly and viciously doing all in its power to get rid of those who are not useful to their unbridled greed.

We Must Demand Medicare for All

The GOP (Greedy Old Party) has always been known to be the enemy of the regular Joe, but we had been deluded into thinking the Democrats were the Party of the People. Wrong. If you are not among the super-wealthy, they want to kill you too.

What the Government Doesn’t Want You to Know: It Can Fully Fund Anything

What if I told you that everything we have been taught about US economics is wrong? Before your eyes start to glaze over in anticipation of boring economic jargon, let me acquaint you with 5 simple facts that might just wake you up.

Yes, We Need to Start Taxing the Rich More: Here's Why

Higher taxes on the rich are a means by which to slow the process of the accumulation of wealth. By slowing the process of accumulated wealth, higher top marginal taxes increase income equality.

Let's Get Down to Business and Understand Some Practical Economics

It's time for you to stop allowing yourself to get sidetracked with old thinking.

Is Bernie short $17 trillion on his healthcare plan?

Bbbbbut Bernie is $17 trillion short on his healthcare plan... relax Francis... Funding The Revolution: Trying to make econ fun to learn