Progressives need a fundamentally new approach to politics. They have been losing not just because conservatives have so much more money and power, but also because they have accepted the conservatives' framing of political debates. They have accepted a framing where conservatives want market outcomes whereas liberals want the government to intervene to bring about outcomes that they consider fair. This puts liberals in the position of seeming to want to tax the winners to help the losers. This qloser liberalismq is bad policy and horrible politics. Progressives would be better off fighting battles over the structure of markets so that they don't redistribute income upward. This book describes some of the key areas where progressives can focus their efforts in restructuring the market so that more income flows to the bulk of the working population rather than just a small elite.Making Markets Progressive Dean Baker. In addition to the direct cost in the form of ... faculty is intended for general audiences. In addition to universities, private 107 Hundreds of textbooks available for free download can be. 142 Dean Baker.
|Title||:||The End of Loser Liberalism|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2011|