I think the left argument against it is basically: we should be giving money to poor people not to everyone. IE basic income would be incredibly expensive because you are paying rich people the same as poor people. It is not progressive in that sense.
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No doubt it was the most human (and almost tentative, at times) GGG has looked, ever. Still, he won. From ringside the main difference to me was that Golovkin caught most of Jacobs’ big shots on his arms or stepped back, whereas all of G’s shots that he landed were very solid. I gave Jacobs 4-5 rounds. Could even see…
Regulating scheduling practices is a recognition that workers are human beings and deserve not to live their lives constantly at the mercy of the changing scheduling whims of their low wage employers.
Asset values are (probably) inflated across the board. But what do you suggest pensions invest in? There’s a finite universe of options. Hedge funds etc. are also dealing with the same universe of assets.
1. We are currently under-indexed, not over-indexed.
“Everyone” will never go into indexes so this is a moot point. Ideally a lot of the dumb money will go into indexes and active managers will increasingly have to show actual value in order to continue existing.
Typical leftist tactic of attacking the messenger. Stick to facts, please.
1. Less wealthy voters voted for Clinton over Trump.
Can you explain how “all workers”= “the few” ?
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I think this is a good idea (and not mutually exclusive with taxes, which we also need). Good argument for increasing labor’s power via unions.
Capital gains should be taxed at least as highly as labor income.