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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The novelist and activist explores the ways of digital monopoly and charts a path to digital democracy.
June 23, 2021
Make heaps of money and send a pittance to Uncle Sam - David Cay Johnston explains how it's done, and how to deal with it.
June 16, 2021
Anyway, better than some of his current doubters and doomsayers. Robert Kuttner makes the case for Biden's political acumen, assesses the Manchin-Synema problem, and lays out the administration's stra...
June 9, 2021
Do we need an income ceiling as well as a floor? Sam Pizzigati makes the case.
June 2, 2021
Building support for progressive policies and candidates in hostile country. George Goehl explains how it's done. 
May 24, 2021
Facebook and Google have taken charge of the way we communicate online. Are we stuck with them?
May 18, 2021
Alongside the magic, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple have make America nastier and more unequal.   
May 12, 2021
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

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