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Dispelling myths of entrepreneurial exceptionalism, a sweeping new history of U.S. capitalism finds that economic gains have always been driven by the state.
Justin H. Vassallo
A rural town in Spain gives us a glimpse into the challenges we will face in a workless future.
David McDermott Hughes
Coretta Scott King saw economic precarity as not just a side effect of racial subjugation, but as central to its functioning.
Each week, another magazine, book, or think tank sketches a dystopian near-future in which automation renders workers unnecessary. Is a basic income the solution?
‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ raised important questions about inequality that the Ivory Tower would rather ignore.
The idea that the rise of populism was caused by market-driven inequalities fails to address why populism is so cozy with crony capitalists.
Basic income is a seductive poison that would benefit the margins of society at the expense of the middle class and immigrants.
A basic income that supplemented existing welfare structures could make everyone safer while ending the most pernicious forms of policing.
Recipients of basic income continue to work, spend less on vice, and are able to invest in long-term plans.
Paul Niehaus, Michael Faye
Financial reforms are on Trump’s chopping block, and the stakes extend far beyond the economy.
K. Sabeel Rahman
Fixing inequality is about more than addressing the income gap.
Claude S. Fischer
Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman transformed how we think about economics and human behavior.
Remembering Kenneth Arrow
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David Theo Goldberg
Justin H. Vassallo
Sierra Pettengill, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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