Today, I can proudly proclaim writer, activist and real-life communist Jesse Myerson the first ever winner of the Comrade Colby Medal of Solidarity (my heart). Predictably enough, Myerson found himself the target of the Right-Wing-Bullshit-Machine after publishing a sensible article last week for Rolling Stone Magazine: "Five Economic Reforms Milennials Should be Fighting For".
1. Guaranteed Work for Everybody
2. Social Security for All
3. Take Back the Land
4. Make Everything Owned by Everybody
5. A Public Bank in Every State
Controversial ideas I know. How is it possible to be happy unless other people aren't?
For an in depth critic of Myerson's proposal and the backlash it inspired, I highly suggest watching his interview with fellow Colby Crush Chris Hayes: