15 Proposte per la Giustizia Sociale

Ispirate al lavoro e alle proposte di Sir Anthony Atkinson (vedi qui), le proposte politiche per combattere la disuguaglianza sbarcano anche in Italia, promosse dal Forum Disuguaglianze Diversità di Fabrizio Barca & co. Gli estensori delle Proposte sono molto chiari nel delineare motivazioni, obiettivi e metodo della loro operazione: Negli ultimi trent’anni la tendenza alla…

The 7 biggest problems facing science

“Science, I had come to learn, is as political, competitive, and fierce a career as you can find, full of the temptation to find easy paths.” — Paul Kalanithi, neurosurgeon and writer (1977–2015). Science is in big trouble. Or so we’re told. In the past several years, many scientists have become afflicted with a serious…

10 Right-Wing Lies on Taxation

Modern conservatives have been lying about taxes pretty much from the beginning of their movement. Made-up sob stories about family farms broken up to pay inheritance taxes, magical claims about self-financing tax cuts, and so on go all the way back to the 1970s. But the selling of tax cuts under Trump has taken things…