Prosperity for All

Prosperity for All

With the stock market breaking ever-higher records, Americans should be celebrating our economic resurgence, right? After all, why else are we supposed to care when the Dow ticks up or down? Although half of us own no stocks at all and the richest 10 percent of us own...
Cleaning Up Our Portfolios

Cleaning Up Our Portfolios

Climate change may one day cause us to run low on food. Scientists don’t like to talk about it, but there’s a chance that the disruption we’ve caused by burning fossil fuels may even render life on Earth no longer viable for the human race. Sure,...
New Health Care Taxes: A Poor Prescription

New Health Care Taxes: A Poor Prescription

An aging population and the Medicare safety net make health care costs the single biggest threat to America’s fiscal future. The Obama administration is leaning on the rich to help foot the bill with two new Medicare taxes, both targeting the well-off. They take...
Carbon Divestment

Carbon Divestment

President Barack Obama is on a rhetorical roll on the issue of climate change. “The 12 hottest years on record have all come in the last 15,” Obama pointed out to Congress and the American people in his State of the Union address. “Heat waves,...
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