Thu, 23 August 2018
What does it mean when citizens of Los Angeles vote overwhelmingly to raise their own taxes to pay for housing for the homeless? Reporter Bryce Covertof The Nation says it’s just one sign of several – including anti-austerity rebellions in the state legislature of Kansas and Illinois, that 2018 may be a banner political year for progressives. But winning won’t come easily. Small government conservatives aren’t just well-organized, they’re well-funded, by among others, the Koch Brothers and the Mercer family.