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How Hillary Can Join the Revolution

Bruce Ackerman | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Bruce Ackerman

If Hillary Clinton wants to mobilize Sanders' supporters for the November election, she should simply build on her past record and call on Americans to construct a stakeholder society.

Social Security for the Life-Cycle

Alan A. Aja | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Alan A. Aja

While we applaud Senator Warren and Paul Krugman for their unequivocal stance not to cut but to expand the benefits of social security, we believe we can be much bolder.

Refusing Austerity in America -- How "Baby Bonds" Could Expand Social Security

Alan A. Aja | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Alan A. Aja

We need to expand the conception and reach of social security rather than continuously put it on the national chopping block.

Save the Estate Tax by Smartly Dedicating Its Funds

Mitch Rofsky | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Mitch Rofsky

If liberals want to preserve the estate tax, the most progressive tax of all, they need to dedicate its revenues to a specific program, not just deficit reduction. But not all programs are created equal.

Out With The Bathwater: Hillary Ditches "Baby Bonds"

The Swamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporters on the trail with Sen. Hillary Clinton are reporting that she has dropped her "baby bond" idea, the notion that the federal government would...