If enough people read @StephanieKelton‘s The Deficit Myth, especially people in Congress, we wouldn’t be where we are right now, debating over how best to carve up the carcass of a bill, and what meat should stay on the bones. We’d be managing abundance.https://t.co/lZ7cGdM5VX
— Scott Santens 🧢⬆️🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) October 21, 2021
It seems as if pre-K will remain in the negotiated BBB bill. Unless simultaneous measures are taken to transform K-12, our children are not going to benefit from this. Right now, 8th graders proficient in math = 34%, proficient in reading = 34%. That means 67% are not.
— Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity (@FundForHumanity) October 20, 2021
Rebuilding communities in industrial heartland regions – right recipe to defuse our polarized politics.On @SteeleAndUngar‘s Rational Radio sharing what we are learning working with @Jeff_J_Anderson @AndyWWestwood @bt_hanson @ColleenSDoc @HitchAlexander @RoKhanna @JuergenHeinR
— John Austin (@John_C_Austin) October 18, 2021
Lots of talk right now about Joe Manchin.
My experience is that the most effective way to pressure Joe Manchin is to put actual West Virginians in front of him expressing their material needs & setting an expectation that he will meet them.
— Alexander McCoy (@AlexanderMcCoy4) October 18, 2021
.@chicagosmayor Lightfoot on Biden’s health mandate: “I’m confident that the vast majority of officers […] are gonna honor their oath and obligation, and their obligation is to do the right thing, to show up, to protect our residents and keep us safe.” https://t.co/Wm48SfL9eq pic.twitter.com/exNCJcWesR
— The Hill (@thehill) October 17, 2021
A good bit more detail here on Basic Income for Artists. Number of participants is small, but weekly rate is right at €325. Absolute game-changer for the 2,000 lucky folks who manage to find Wonka’s golden ticket…https://t.co/Y2mdstu63k
— Aonghus Óg McAnally (@AonghusOg) October 13, 2021