Taxes / by Helena Swanson-Nystrom

The series continues by considering how to pay for the social contract, in particular through taxation.  We hear from Mark Meckler, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots and current President of Citizens for Self-Governance; Raúl Carrillo and Danny Sufranski, leaders of the Modern Money Network; and Michele Oberholtzer, a housing advocate in Detroit and candidate for State Representative of Michigan’s 4th District.

For additional information on the issues we briefly examine, we recommend the following resources:

This episode was produced by Mareva Lindo.

Thanks to Doctor Turtle for the music:
"Lullaby for Democracy" (
"Go Tell It On the Molehill" (