Feet to the Fire

Advice, prodding and encouragement for the Biden administration, the Democratic Party and those who wish them (and the country and planet) well.

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A crash course in tax policy with Erica Payne, the founder of Patriotic Millionaires.    
May 4, 2021
... while Main Street gets trashed. Oren Cass has taken the measure of our top-heavy, speculator-driven economy, and he has a few simple fixes in mind.
April 26, 2021
The Republican Party and its Big Money backers have stacked the bench with free-market ideologues. Former Senator Russ Feingold lays out an agenda of progressive counter-measures.  
April 19, 2021
The rich nations have jumped the line. Joshua Sarnoff explains why that turns out not to be very good for anybody. 
April 16, 2021
Is America finally in a mood to do something about crazed corporate compensation? Sarah Anderson outlines an agenda for reform.
April 12, 2021
The economist Robert H. Frank says America can learn a lot from the pandemic about how to spend our money. And how not to spend it.
April 5, 2021
Cofounders Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin carry the lessons of the Tea Party and the Trump Resistance into Biden times.
March 29, 2021
Lisa Gilbert of Public Citizen talks about what the new House and Senate have accomplished so far, and what it will take – beginning with filibuster reform – to get action on climate change, infrastru...
March 22, 2021
Giant, market-dominating companies shape our lives from cradle to grave - literally! Have we arrived at a moment for action?
March 18, 2021
Looking back at the C.C.C. of the 1930s – and forward to the C.C.C. of the 2020s. A conversation with Neil Maher.
March 8, 2021

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