With_Liberty

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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pawns

Pawns

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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capitaism

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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Beyond Jobs: Our Right to Dividends

LEAVE ASIDE the fact that creating millions of new jobs in a globalized, automated economy is a lot harder than it sounds. The deeper difficulty with the jobs panacea is that crappy jobs won’t sustain a large middle class — and most of the jobs we’re creating these days fit that description.

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