The latest Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Nick Gillespie discuss President Joe Biden’s newly proposed budget and wealth tax.
7:31: Biden supports a wealth-tax
36:36 Weekly listener question. “Regarding the school curriculum debates I can easily envision various tradcons responding in this manner to Nick’s (Let schools teach whatever they wish): Teachers schools in America are in fact, progressive indoctrination camp. When you adopt a libertarian curriculum approach, your children will be indoctrinated with Marxism by all the progressive teachers. This is an excellent example of libertarianism as surrendering in culture war. In reality, even though they are supposed to be neutral, these policies tend heavily leftward. Some panel members have personal experience of their children embracing wokeism in their schools. What do you think?
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