The 37-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is a graduate of Harvard, a Rhodes Scholar, a former Naval Intelligence officer and the first openly gay person to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Along with the proposal for a Green New Deal, establishing a national public infrastructure and development bank should be a no-brainer. It's how Germany led the clean energy revolution.
Despite North Dakota’s collapsing oil market, its state-owned bank continues to report record profits – so what might California, with fifty times North Dakota’s population, do following that state’s lead?
Liberals are celebrating the news that the federal deficit is $59 billion lower this year than last year and defending Obama's record in the process – but making an argument for decreased public investment is doing conservatives’ work for them.
The Massachusetts senator's bill has been dismissed as “shameless populist demagoguery” and “a cheap political gimmick,” but could Warren’s outside-the-box bill be a game-changer that actually turns the economy around?