In the 2021 Legislative Session, Democratic leadership failed to reduce small loan lending rates from an eye-popping 175% to a still too high but more bearable 36%. 2022 offers Dems a chance for redemption and, on the heels of the… Read More ›
I’m taking a shot at this important post heavily relying on Heather Cox Richardson and The New York Times — a call to action and an update on my stroke progress.
Biden Effort to Cut Childhood Poverty in Half, Reform Elections & Support Labor; Legislative Update – Community Solar Fixed, Cannabis Advances
We were relieved to see SB 84 Community Solar Act fixed, but potential landmines remain. Permanent Fund for Early Childhood heads to Senate Finance today. And we analyze Biden’s transformational child poverty initiative and preview legislation to protect elections and… Read More ›
An Inspiring Dive Into Worker Owned Cooperatives & What Could be Possible in NM & the US. Plus More Polls on GA & Info Tomorrow’s Electoral Vote
I hope you find compelling our examination of Mondragon worker cooperatives and how they could become part of the Covid recovery ahead. We need to expand our vision. This post points to one most promising direction. We also include all… Read More ›
Why & How the US Government Has Failed Us: Excerpts from a Sun Interview with Economist Dietrich Vollrath + New GA Polls!
We extend our discussion of economic & political policy from a different vantage point. Vollrath focuses on the structural mechanisms of government being too aligned to serving corporations, not people, as the problem to our response to Covid.
Reflections on Silver Linings to 2020 & More from Good News from Georgia & Reflections on Democratic Socialism
A strong movie recommendation, a focus on Richard Wolff’s “10 Things to Know About Socialism” & a thoughtful reader critique of that post. Plus we offer the video of Roxanne and my KSFR Conversation on the silver linings we found… Read More ›