• Arguments

    A Blog of Ideas

Tax Cut? I Don't Want It.

I’m a member of the one percent and I don’t need a tax break, but Donald Trump wants to give me one anyway…at the expense of everyone else.

By Morris Pearl

A Venezuela of the North?

Defenders of the status quo have turned to South America in search of a boogey man of the left to compete with Trump. But demonizing left-wing populism makes authoritarianism more likely, not less.

By Benjamin L. McKean

“Competition” and the Tax Reform Debate

Where exactly does this word fit into the corporate tax debate? Nowhere, it’s a talking point, not an argument.

By Josh Bivens

When Everyone Has Health Care

As discussions of single-payer health care have intensified, what can we learn from those practicing medicine in Canada's single-payer system?

By Danyaal Raza

When the President is King

As the French opposition has failed to oppose Macron, can the resistance on the streets find its way back into the institutions of power?

By Daniel Nichanian