William Torphy and Ted Torphy: Lessons from the Pandemic
The crisis has revealed structural dysfunctions as well as human courage and resilience, providing many lessons that cannot be ignored.
Sunnivie Brydum: 11 Better Ideas for a Country in Need of Social Change
Even nations with long histories of inequality and violence carry lessons for how to move toward what might be called a more perfect union.
Florina Rodov: Barbara Ehrenreich’s Powerful Lessons for a Stronger Post-Coronavirus America
The political activist and author imagines a country where all people, not just the wealthy, can live with dignity.
Bernie Sanders: The Lessons the Nation Can Learn from the Coronavirus Outbreak
“This crisis should be a moment in which people ask fundamental questions about the dysfunctionality of our current healthcare system.”
Chuck Collins: Bring Back Eisenhower Socialism
During Eisenhower’s two terms between 1953 and 1960, the wealthy paid a top tax rate of 91 percent on incomes over the equivalent of $1.7 million for an individual and $3.4 million for a couple. That crafty pinko Eisenhower also presided over government-subsidized mortgages that helped millions of Americans purchase their first home and attend college for free.