In the fight for America’s future, ideologues are on the march. Right-wingers make jingoistic nationalist arguments with overt doses of white supremacy. Lefties flirt hard with Democratic socialism. They are reacting to real problems: decades of stagnating wages, concentrating wealth, an aging population and crumbling infrastructure. Globalization and automation are changing the nature of work and we aren’t preparing enough citizens to fill the coming jobs.

President Donald Trump is too polarizing to lead us, but there is one national figure with an idea who unites most Americans: Beyonce. In her recent hit single with husband Jay Z, Queen Bey laid down a verse that makes a lot of sense: “Put some respect on my check. Or pay me in equity (pay me in equity) and watch me reverse out of debt.”

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