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Sound the Trumpet for Student Debt Jubilee

Maybe it's time for Student Debt Jubilee. Student loan forgiveness would not only give a reprieve to those in debt, it would create an economic upswell for all of America. Imagine the boon to our economy if student loan debtors could afford to replace old shoes, cars, and washing machines -- instead of merely paying down the compound interest of their student loans.

The Political Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The political revolution will not be televised, it will be live. (A slight variation of Gil Scott-Heron's 1970 lyric.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGaoXAwl9kw Failure of the Fourth Estate We shake...

Bernie Sanders Like an Old Testament Prophet at Liberty University

Sen. Bernie Sanders' convocation address at Liberty University this morning was perfect. It was the closest the students will come to hearing a Jewish...

Lawrence Lessig as Referendum President?

Dr. Lawrence Lessig is considering a 2016 run as Referendum President. The idea is that, assuming Lessig won the election, his sole objective would be...

Doug Hughes’ Democracy Club

Doug Hughes, an actual USPS mailman, landed his own gyrocopter on the Capital lawn to personally deliver letters to Congress. The letters address the...

Senator Bernie Sanders: Progressive Champion

Who is Bernie Sanders? He's the Vermont Senator, an Independent member of Congress, and a champion for progressive reform. Philosophically, he's a Democratic Socialist...

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