Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's suggested 70 percent marginal tax rate has conservatives and centrists freaking out. But Sweden shows that soaking the rich is the smart thing to do.
Matt Bruenig is the founder of People's Policy Project.
Paul Krugman recently argued in favor of a mixed economy. But his imagination is a bit limited: we can expand public ownership into every aspect of the US economy.
Forgiving student debt would benefit more than just the wealthy — but that doesn't mean we should be completely on board.
The White House's ridiculous anti-socialist report claims the Nordics have a lower standard of living than Americans. But when properly measured, Nordic consumption actually beats the US.
Donald Trump took to the pages of USA Today yesterday to denounce Medicare for All. His column is laughably bad.
The Labour Party's Inclusive Ownership Fund proposal would bring a large chunk of capital under collective control — and out of the hands of bosses.
Medicare for All is good policy. It's also very easy to understand.
How did the Nordic countries become more equal? Simple: they attacked the wealth of the super rich.
Need another reason to love Medicare for All? Bernie Sanders's plan is so much cheaper than the alternatives that passing it would make it easier to fund other social programs.
CNN's Jake Tapper is the latest mainstream journalist to attack Bernie Sanders's Medicare-for-All plan. And just like all the others, his fact-checking is an absolute joke.
There's a rumor going around that Bernie Sanders's Medicare-for-All plan would cut provider payments by 40 percent. It's an absolute lie.
The newspaper continues to spread a lie about Bernie Sanders's Medicare-for-All plan — despite its own fact checker admitting it's wrong.
Mainstream fact-checkers are still trying to discredit Bernie Sanders's Medicare-for-All plan. But there's no way around it: single-payer is entirely realistic.
A new study from a libertarian think tank admits that Medicare for All would save a whopping $2 trillion.
How bad is the housing crisis? Even the cheapest rental units are usually out of reach for low-income workers.
Conservatives like to claim that Nordic countries succeed because they have low regulation. That's nonsense.
We already have too much work in the United States. Why not redistribute it?
These days it seems like a job guarantee can mean anything you want it to mean.
The New York Times is wrong — the Finnish public hasn't turned against the jobless.
Advocates often claim women make 20 percent less than men. It’s even worse: 40 percent.