A Tale of Two Montgomerys

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Originally posted on One Montgomery:
As Montgomery County Public Schools become more diverse, our school system is becoming a place of haves and have-nots. But what does that look like from a student’s…

End Poverty With This One Weird Trick: Why Progressive Millennials Should Embrace the Basic Income

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One of the best episodes of The West Wing is “The Crackpots and These Women,” which introduced “Big Block of Cheese Day” to the American political lexicon. On this day, all of the… Continue reading

Libertarian Perspectives on Basic Income

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Basic Income – or Guaranteed Income, or Minimum Income, or what have you – is a policy that would provide a uniform minimum income to all citizens of a nation.  It is not… Continue reading

Friday Roundup!

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Happy Friday! Here are our top picks this week at Unfettered Equality: Jeremy’s Picks:  Kevin Carson, Center for a Stateless Society — “Protect and Serve?  More like Hate and Fear”: “For more than twenty years,… Continue reading

Point/Counterpoint: Rand Paul’s Cigarette Tax Gaffe Shows He Has a Tough Road Ahead

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky), who until Jeb Bush’s recent announcement led the pack of 2016 Republican presidential contenders, is known for being the most outspoken Republican on racial issues. Recently, he put a… Continue reading

Point/Counterpoint: Rand Paul, Death, and Taxes

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has been criticized by progressive commentators over the past weeks for his remarks on the Eric Garner case, who was choked to death by police in New York City… Continue reading

The Interview: Is it appropriate to make a film depicting the assassination of a living world leader?

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Is it appropriate to make a film about the assassination of a current world leader? This is a question I’ve been asking myself ever since the threats leveled at Sony over the release… Continue reading

Americans Love Murder

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How should we grapple with the use of violent death as a plot device – from our entertainment to our news cycles? As an undeniably dreary 2014 draws to a close, the subject… Continue reading

Stop Whining About Young Voters, You Jerks.

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Are we really asking why young people didn’t vote in the midterms? Okay, fine. Let’s talk. But if we’re going to talk, can we start by saying that non-presidential youth voter turnout ISN’T DOWN —…