Policy Wonkery, Political WankeryWhat's Left? add
Aimee and Benjamin examine the role of policy white papers in presenting insufficient, means-tested, or outright misleading programs as serious proposals. They look at Elizabeth Warren's "universal" child care program, Andrew Yang's "universal" basic income, and "state single payer" health care.
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Elizabeth Warren's Universal Child Care Plan: https://medium.com/@teamwarren/my-plan-for-universal-child-care-762535e6c20a
Andrew Yang's Universal Basic Income Plan: https://www.yang2020.com/what-is-ubi/
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The Libertarian Origins of ReparationsWhat's Left? add
In response to Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris announcing their support for slave reparations, Aimee and Benjamin take a deep dive into the practical implementations of reparations and the philosophical and political theory underpinning reparative justice.
"The Case for Reparations," Ta-Nehisi Coates (2014)
"Anarchy, State, and Utopia," Robert Nozick (1974)