A Political and Literary Forum
About This Author
Ben Jackson is Associate Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and Co-Editor of Political Quarterly.
With its elite decision-makers and opinion-formers—and over 1.5 million copies sold per week—the Economist has exerted tremendous influence on popular liberal discourse for more than a century.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Readers Also Liked
A sweeping new history of U.S. capitalism finds that economic gains have always been driven by the state.
Justin H. Vassallo
The government—not the market—is the only viable solution to some of our greatest challenges.
Neil Fligstein, Steven Vogel
Mainstream economics ignores the massive government interventions that “free market” capitalism requires.
Robert Pollin, Gerald Epstein
With globalization under increasing scrutiny, national governments are poised to exert more power over markets.
Arjun Jayadev, J. W. Mason
Copyright © 1993-2021 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.