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Family Ties  

We’re still living with the punitive politics of family values. A broader, universal vision can break its vise grip.



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The Education Fix  

The idea that more degrees, credentials, and skills will raise the bottom of the economic floor has become an article of national faith. But educational systems can just as easily reproduce inequality as mitigate it.



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A Reply to Aashna Desai  

We must recognize and compensate for the intrinsic political weaknesses of taxation—and specifically progressive taxation—through the alternative fiscal strategy of economic democracy.

















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Don’t Blame “Defund”  

We haven’t seen much to suggest that last summer’s uprising pushed persuadable voters to the Republican Party. And in a number of states, the protests ignited voter registration efforts that directly helped Democratic candidates.






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