Tincture February 12, 2019
Kim Bellard

There are lots of big ideas being pushed these days, in partly reflecting the run-up to the 2020 elections. There is the Green New Deal that aims to move the U.S.to a “secure, sustainable future,” including (but by no means limited to) moving away from fossil fuels by 2030. In healthcare, there’s the evergreen “Medicare for All,” which didn’t secure Bernie Sanders the 2016 Democratic nomination but which is popping back up (although skeptics point out it is more like Medicaid for All).

We’ll see how either of those play out, especially with our divided, hyper-partisan elected officials, but instead I’ll propose something that is potentially more achievable: let’s ensure that every American — at least, those with access to a smartphone or computer — has access to...