The idea has some flaws, but would be a major improvement over the status quo. It also has much in common with a proposal for state-issued visas promoted by two Republican members of Congress in 2017.
The progressive push to the left among presidential candidates will alienate most Democrats and independents, helping Donald Trump to a second term.
The presidential contender feels no need to defend the policies he favors, because "we all know" they are "the right thing to do."
"A gig is a job and a worker is a worker," Mayor Pete said.
A majority of Americans say they favor free trade. But both major parties are moving in the other direction.
Buttigieg says the best way to move into 21st century is to revive 20th-century unions.
Trump's Trade War Is Already Unpopular. New Tariffs on Scotch Whisky, Italian Pasta, and French Cheese Won't Help.
Even a majority of Republicans now tell pollsters that the trade war is costing Americans, and there's no easy justification for targeting European cultural goods.
Tulsi Gabbard's defense of non-interventionism was electrifying. Tonight's fight between Biden and Sanders over capitalism and socialism will be, too.
Just 25 percent of Democratic voters want a candidate promising a "bold, new agenda," which is exactly what party and media elites will cram down their throats.
"Tariffs are taxes on Americans—and we talk as if that's not the case; we forget that Americans are paying them," says Pete Buttigieg. That shouldn't be noteworthy, but unfortunately it is.
“What is freedom? It is the right to choose one’s own employment. Certainly it means that, if it means anything,” thundered Frederick Douglass.
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The one potential holdout? Joe "gateway drug" Biden.
The Indiana mayor has some policy preferences that don't square with personal freedom or limited government
Mayor Pete pitches a vague policy as a cure to help fix "the lack of social cohesion" that he says defines contemporary America.
The Indiana mayor has already made a national name for himself.
"Mayor Pete" Buttigieg is a rare and welcome exception to a trend that gives money to people who don't need it.
Bernie, Kamala, and Probably Beto Raised More Money in the First Quarter Than Gary Johnson Did During Entire 2016 Campaign
Sobering reminder for all current and future Libertarians: A previously unknown mayor from a midsized Indiana college town will soon shatter the high-water fundraising numbers for America's third party.