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Featured Article filed under The Public Good | Written by David Morris | No Comments | Updated on Jan 26, 2017

Taking on the Billionaires

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

Combatting defeatism may be our single most important psychological objective in the wake of the election. We need to revive the spirit embodied in Barack Obama’s vague but hopeful campaign slogan in 2008, “Yes We Can.” At the federal level this is a time to expose, to educate and to resist. But at the state and local level we can act proactively to fashion strategies that both embrace progressive values and directly benefit those who mistakenly voted for Donald Trump as an economic savior. This is the first in a series of pieces focusing on what can be done. Continue reading