Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the 21st Century (2009) convinced many, largely by its scale, that rising inequality is bedded in our economics. Now he’s followed with a tome on how we embed inequality in our politics.
U.S. CO2 emissions are 8X the EU’s highest producer, Germany, and 15X-150X the rest. Following our lead would increase pollution. And pollution takes freedom away.
Microsoft has joined oil-imperialists James Baker and George Shultz’ Climate Leadership Council (CLC). Their plan is to slap a $40 per ton tax on carbon emissions. In trade, it blocks further regulation, including liability, and disempowers alternative energy research.
The plan . . .
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