Funding social insurance through “soak the rich” taxes? It’s a dead end.
Are cashiers “heroes”? We’re missing the point when we use this terminology.
It looks like we’re on our way to a new coronavirus-inspired emergency sick leave bill. That’s great – but it needs fixing.
Social insurance as a pay-as-you-go system? Yeah, probably. But public pensions are fundamentally different.
Fund healthcare by taxing the rich? That would make us the exception, not the norm.
Is Social Security “insurance”? No, it’s not.