Dispatches From the Culture Wars - April 23, 2019
- Tax Season Woes Have Complex Roots
- Why Democrats Like Taxes Again
- Democrats’ Voting-Rights Push Could Begin a Third Reconstruction
- UnitedHealth CEO Warns Against ‘Medicare for All’
- The University is a Ticking Time Bomb
- Racist Graffiti Punished By Reading - 'It Worked!' Says Prosecutor
- Virginia Officers Fired Over Ties To White Supremacist Groups
By Miranda Sheild Johansson
April 12, 2019
By Bryce Covert
April 15, 2019
New York Review of Books
Unlike past cycles, this time Democrats won’t be content to propose higher tax rates simply as a vehicle for realizing other policy aspirations. Raising taxes has become an end in itself, a way to radically reorder our economy and even the structure of power.
It’s hard to identify a progressive priority whose success may not ultimately require the emergence of a new popular majority and the curtailment of the ancient rebel yell of states’ rights.
Health care has been the worst-performing sector in the stock market this year. The biggest decliners have been from insurers, which are under threat from “Medicare for All” proposals.
Treating nearly 75 percent of the professoriate as disposable is not sustainable.
The judge drew up a list of 35 books and ordered the offenders to choose one title a month for a year and to write an assignment on each of the 12 books they chose.
By Andy Campbell
April 19, 2019
Virginia Capitol Police Sgt. Robert A. Stamm and school resource officer Daniel Morley lost their jobs after anti-fascists connected them to racist groups.