Progressive
What Taxing the Rich Could Yield

(From The American Prospect) The corollary, of course, to the wealth hoarding at the top is that those at the bottom never see it—and those in the middle, only rarely. There are numerous ways we could shave away some...

How Far Have the Democrats Moved to the Left?

(From The Atlantic) With Democratic enthusiasm at high levels this year, there’s a heated debate about what’s motivating voters. The Harvard political scientist Theda Skocpol recently told The Washington Post that members of the anti-Trump resistance “are going to revitalize...

Higher Wages Aren’t Enough to Turn Mediocre Jobs into Good Ones

(From The Harvard Business Review) Drawing on the concept of “efficiency wages,” some economists argue that higher pay can by itself improve performance by enabling companies to attract and retain better people and by motivating employees to work harder… As one...