Tag:Sen. Bernie Sanders

  • Sanders, Warren, and the problem with taxes

    The Democratic party’s most radically progressive candidates, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, have promised to impose a tax on wealth. To be clear, wealth is distinct from income. Wealth is accumulated income in the form of savings and investments and real assets such as real estate, antique or art collections,…

  • We’ll be seeing lots of 2020 Democratic hopefuls in N.C. 

    As we move into 2018, speculation over who will emerge as the 2020 Democratic nominee for president will begin in earnest.  In my view, the early front-runner is U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Independent socialist from Vermont. Coming seemingly out of nowhere in 2016, Sanders gave Hillary Clinton a…