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We can create a Marshall Plan for the Midwest

Together, we can stop printing money for Wall Street and start funding our schools. We can create a Marshall Plan for the Midwest to rebuild our forgotten towns and cities. We can fix our roads. We can make our communities safer and our homes and businesses more energy-efficient. We can address racial inequity by demanding an agenda that puts working people first, and that stops the Washington special interests from calling the shots.
Source: 2021 Missouri Senate campaign website LucasKunce.com , Mar 10, 2021

Abandon the notion that the market is an untouchable force

Abandon the religion of market mysticism. Market mysticism is the idea that "the market," short for the sum of all commercial interactions, is a sacred, natural, and untouchable force. The idea espoused, disingenuously, by the Chinese Communist spokesman that humankind can never govern the market, because it is already perfectly ruled by magical laws like self-interest. On the contrary, the Chinese Communist Party has proved brilliant at governing the market in China's national interest.
Source: The American Prospect on 2022 Missouri Senate race , Dec 9, 2020

Acknowledge policy role in market successes

We need to acknowledge that industries, intellectual property, and universities are assets created by national policies and resources, and that they can be answerable to society. Many of the great inventions and products we enjoy are the product of direct market interventions. Sometimes through carrots like government funding and incentives, and sometimes through sticks like antitrust actions that crushed monopolies and allowed new businesses and innovations to sprout from garages and flourish.
Source: The American Prospect on 2022 Missouri Senate race , Dec 9, 2020

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