Fight inflation with a windfall profits tax

An outraged millionaire in a tuxedo jacket throwing his hands in the air. He is wearing an oil barrel held up by a pair of broad suspenders. His bare feet protrude from the bottom. He is standing in front of a Texaco gas station. Image: fourbyfourblazer (modified) CC BY 2.0

Does your lifestyle involve consuming energy? If so, you may have noticed a tingly little sticker shock, especially at the gas pumps (but also everywhere else, from electric cars to home heating and beyond). Inflation, amirite?

To hear corporate Democrats and snake-eyed Republican sociopaths tell it, the problem is…



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