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WING BEATS WIND

When Congress passed their tax reform bill in December, Americans were still in the dark: the most significant tax reform in decades, moving over $1.5 trillion dollars from middle and low income Americans to corporations and the excessively wealthy, passed in the dead of night with no public input. Most Members of Congress had no idea what was in the bill until the media began exhumation in the days following its passage. It doesn’t matter much now -- we’re stuck with these changes for the foreseeable future. Map and mark your gold. Give ‘em what you’re told. That politicians would pass the most unpopular piece of legislation in recent memory without the usual spate of hearings, amendments, and debates is unsurprising: it’s harder to recognize ugliness in the dark. That they would pass such a drastic restructuring of wealth is also unsurprising: politicians will deliver what their donors demand. What I cannot understand is why the already-excessivelywealthy push so hard to stack the already-stacked-decks in their favor even more. How shriveled is your morality to demand an extra million bucks when millions of children

Questions & Lies  

Questions & Lies is about the emotional toll of the politics of grievance and fear: immigration, climate change, transphobia, wealth hoardin...

Questions & Lies  

Questions & Lies is about the emotional toll of the politics of grievance and fear: immigration, climate change, transphobia, wealth hoardin...

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