“The Populist Explosion” is perfectly timed to catch and explain the Katrina-sized populist wave that is now crashing down on the political establishment in the U.S. and Europe.
PERS and the state’s budgetary issues are two main reasons for the downgrade.
U.S. taxpayers could be joining Mississippi Power ratepayers on the hook for the soaring costs of the Kemper Project clean coal power plant.
The 2016 campaign defies traditional analysis. Viewing it through the usual Democrat versus Republican template misses some of the critical lessons. This campaign was not right versus left but rather establishment versus non-establishment with the establishment getting thrashed.
What do Donald Trump, the Kemper County Lignite Plant, and Mississippi River floods have in common? The Overton Window explains all three. Yeh, sure. What’s the Overton Window?
What we are witnessing is the bursting of a bubble – call it the ‘political establishment bubble’.
The Secretary is responsible for campaign finance reporting. It’s not working. But he seems to ignore the problems.
The main problem with K-12 public school education may not be the lack of funding. It’s more likely the lack of competition. Public schools are government monopolies. Monopolies are protected from competition. They don’t have to innovate to improve to survive. So they don’t.