Real Progressives Deal with Political Corruption

Many nice Democrat candidates put Universal Healthcare or a Living Wage on their campaign platforms, but I wonder if they really mean it — if they do not also express determination to get Big Money out of politics…

Sound the Trumpet for Student Debt Jubilee

Maybe it’s time for Student Debt Jubilee. Student loan forgiveness would not only give a reprieve to those in debt, it would create an economic upswell for all of America. Imagine the boon to our economy if student loan debtors could afford to replace old shoes, cars, and washing machines — instead of merely paying down the compound interest of their student loans.