The Best Economic Platform You’ll Never Get to Vote For

Today I listened to a really interesting Planet Money podcast. They convened a panel of six economists across all political spectra, from libertarian to right-leaning to left-leaning, and asked them for what changes they could all agree on. Turns out that the following six economic changes that would, they all say, substantially improve our country and make taxes more equitable for everyone. Too bad they’re so crazy that no serious candidate would touch them with a ten-foot pole.


But, listening to the podcast, I found their arguments really compelling. Here’s the six-plank platform agreed upon by all these different economists. Continue Reading >>