Fetishized Markets and the Death of Democracy

By: Sunday February 9, 2014 10:30 am

Letting corporations make decisions about social matters like food supplies and using government to enforce those decisions is profoundly anti-democratic.

 

The Supreme Court Should Probably Punt on the Affordable Care Act

By: Monday March 26, 2012 9:25 am

The imposition of a new “tax” is usually unpopular, so Congressional Democrats always claimed the mandate was a “penalty” and not a “tax.” But this monetary “penalty” would be collected by the IRS in conjunction with individual income tax returns. This clearly sounds like a case of something walking like a duck and quacking like a duck. This is why justices in the lower courts have been divided on whether or not the Tax Anti-Injunction Act should apply.

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