A Modest Proposal for America: Taxes, Entitlements, and the Manufactured Crisis of Federal Finance by Howard Steven Friedman
Approx. 30,060 words.
Published on May 23, 2013 by
Friedman brings Swift's classic into the 21st century via America’s current concerns about the economy, sustainability of social programs, the environment, class warfare, and inequality. This new Modest Proposal offers a shocking satirical solution before unpacking the data to explain the real causes of America’s current financial struggle and presenting the practical solutions D.C. is avoiding.