With Liberty and Dividends For All

Jobs alone can’t sustain a large middle class in the future—there just aren’t, and won’t be, enough good-pay­­ing jobs to do that. If we want to retain a large middle class in America, we must supplement labor income with non-labor income. The best way to do that is with dividends from wealth we own together.
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Describes how teenagers are recruited, trained and turned into pawns of American foreign policy, and argues for a right to conscientious objection to specific wars.
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climate solutions

Climate Solutions

Demystifies climate policy so that citizens can play an active role in forming it. Describes local, state and national policy options and encour­ages citizens to get involved.
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Capitalism 3.0

Proposes a new operating system for capitalism in which critical eco­systems would be man­aged by trusts on behalf of future gener­ations and all living persons equally.
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who owns the sky

Who Owns the Sky?

Argues that the atmo­sphere is a commons and that by treating it as such, we can curb greenhouse gas emissions while paying dividends to everyone. Calls for creation of a sky trust to manage America’s share of the atmosphere on behalf of future generations and all Americans equally.
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peoples land

The People’s Land

Two hundred years ago, America envisioned itself as a demo­cratic nation of independent land owners. Today, in many places, giant absentee landlords—timber companies, railroads, energy and agri­business corporations—dominate the lives of local residents. This book delineates both the history of land ownership in America and potential ways to broaden it.
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Don’t bet the planet on carbon taxes

Between 1994 and 2014, the global price of oil tripled, yet U.S. oil burning barely budged. While higher prices re­duced per ca­pita consumption, they didn’t cut aggregate consumption. To do that we need to put a declining physical limit on carbon entering our economy.

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