The subsequent 4 years are critically essential to the way forward for our nation and our world. The Democratic coalition that defeated Trump is fragile and will disintegrate if its wealthiest members balk when requested to bear the monetary prices of the financial applications required to maintain it collectively. Let’s hope we show as much as the problem of placing our cash the place our mouths have been. The choice can be a catastrophe.
Do not take tax will increase personally. Sure, we’re fairly sensible, have principally labored arduous and performed by guidelines which very, only a few us had any hand in making. We have additionally had some luck. However this isn’t about private advantage; it is nearly cash.
Change into our larger selves. This can be simply the nudge these of us with greater than sufficient cash have to attempt new and higher issues: taking a brand new job, volunteering, studying the piano, or spending extra time with our children and grandkids.
Maintain our heads excessive. One essential activity of politics is to rearrange society so that individuals can pursue their very own tasks with out doing improper, injuring others or benefiting from their misfortune. However many people have benefited from the misfortune of others who’ve suffered from terrible issues like wage repression, leveraged buyouts, reckless lending to shoppers. A extra balanced coverage atmosphere will make it simpler to go to work with our heads held larger.
Exit with a bang! The world wants our cash, so if we do not wish to lose it, let’s use it! Let’s give it away, make investments it for actual affect (e.g. local weather, crumbling infrastructure, healthcare, social justice, and so on.), or simply go on a large spending spree at a time when the economic system might use the increase.