February 11, 2020
As Democratic primary voters prepare to choose between the socialist wing (Bernie Sanders/Elizabeth Warren) and the socialist-lite wing (Pete Buttigieg etc.), it is a good time to consider how far left the center of gravity has moved in the Democratic Party.
January 23, 2020
“If you’ve been reading National Review for any length of time, and especially if you caught our special issue on Warren last year, you’re familiar with the broad strokes. But nonetheless it’s shocking to see it all collected and explained in detail in one place. And that’s what National Review Institute board member David Bahnsen achieves in Elizabeth Warren: How Her Presidency Would Destroy the Middle Class and the American Dream. The book is a stark warning to voters: This lady is bad news.”
January 17, 2020
Perhaps no policy proposal has garnered more excitement among Democratic voters looking toward the 2020 election than Elizabeth Warren’s “wealth tax”—a tax on the actual balance-sheet worth of wealthy Americans, above and beyond the taxes imposed on their incomes. The idea that some Americans do not pay enough taxes, and therefore need to be taxed annually on their wealth itself and not just on the income the wealth produces, has gained popularity in recent years.
December 18, 2020
David is cited in this Erik D’Amato piece on how big philanthropy has been taking a beating—and the pain may have just begun. Drawing on conversations with over a dozen experts, He games out how the growing backlash to “philantocracy” may affect a sector that’s suddenly a target.
David’s interview starts at 9:27.