Paul Bousquet

Articles

Playing politics has led to a disastrous tax bill

Despite the necessity of this give and take, the current Congress has positioned itself as the most politically polarized in its history. As a result, both political parties now have a primary objective to see the other party fail. 

We need to change our understanding of white privilege

Many white people are very put off by the term “white privilege”. The knee-jerk reaction is “my life’s hard too”. No one is saying that anyone’s life is easy. But we are saying some people are more likely to face unique hardships.

The U.S. will have another recession soon

We should not have a system that not only incentivizes behavior that leads to economic collapse but also allows people to benefit when everything fails. The status quo has remained intact for over 200 years. And unless something changes, this will keep happening.