It’s time to put kids first. We need to have more urgency. We are imposing massive harm on an entire generation of school kids. We are inflicting the most harm on the least vulnerable.
What’s happened to the $3 million that City Council allocated for research to feed into participatory budgeting?
Simple beats complex nearly every day.
The January 7th runoff elections in Georgia have a big vulnerability to fraudulent, temporary registration. Will Georgia officials act?
Seattle City Council signals a veto-proof majority for a 50% cut in police funding. But where are the metrics?
In the age of simplicity, nuance is a liability, not a strength Senator Elizabeth Warren has suspended her campaign. With comparatively more realistic and detailed plans and the talent to explain them, she should have easily beaten Senator Bernie Sanders for the hearts and minds of the progressive left wing […]
There’s a new genie that’s popped from the lamp to help pay for the wishlist of multi-trillion dollar programs, and it’s got a smart-sounding name: “Modern Monetary Theory.” It’s also got a very heavy lift, because of the staggering federal spending ambitions of both Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. […]
I went to the bank yesterday to get a document notarized, and struck up a great conversation with the lovely associate manager, Roxana. Noticing an Eastern-European accent, I asked her about her background, and she said her family came to the United States from Romania in the 80’s, fleeing the […]
What does last night’s New Hampshire primary tell us about the developing 2020 presidential race? Here are my top three takeaways: The chances of a brokered (i.e., contested) convention have never been higher Trump demonstrated record turnout for an incumbent, suggesting a core of enthusiasm which has expanded since 2016 […]
I’m with Mitt Romney: I’d vote YES on Article I and NO on Article II. The enormous powers of the Executive Branch should not be marshaled or weaponized to damage, investigate or monitor political opponents. That’s a terrible precedent. This goes for a president coaxing foreign allies either with favor […]