Author: Erik Loomis

Home / (Page 2)
img

Raise the SSI Threshold

By
|
In General
|
On February 21, 2021
Harold Pollack makes a very important policy point in this Democracy Journal piece. The Biden Administration and Congress seek immediate measures to improve peoples’ lives. Our dysfunctional politics being what they are, immediate help is best provided through simple things that can be passed by majority vote within budget reconciliation. Fortunately, with one sentence, we […]
img

Missed Opportunities

By
|
In General
|
On February 20, 2021
It’s too bad they didn’t auction off the ability to blow up the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, the last of the Trump properties in that city he helped destroy. The implosion of what was once the premier gaming destination in Atlantic City came less than a month after its best-known former […]
img
New York is suing Amazon for its utter indifference about its workers contracting COVID-19. New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, sued Amazon on Tuesday evening, arguing that the company provided inadequate safety protection for workers in New York City during the pandemic and retaliated against employees who raised concerns over the conditions. The case focuses […]
img

Moralism and COVID Vaccinations

By
|
In General
|
On February 18, 2021
There’s nothing like a limited supply of a life-saving vaccination to bring out people’s latent ideas of who are deserving and who are not deserving. The most egregious and grotesque version of this is people freaking out that prisoners would get the vaccine before they do, as if being put in prison makes you a […]
It is main inner container footer text