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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
Three simple changes to corporate law could radically remake our economy.
In the neoliberal project, state power is needed to enforce market relations. But because democratic politics can demand broader economic planning, the site of that power must be hidden from politics.
J. W. Mason
American beaches used to be common property. Now access to many of them is controlled by wealthy whites.
Andrew W. Kahrl
Hwang Sok-yong’s new novel sounds a warning about the pitfalls of Korean reunification.
Striking teachers and student activists have a common enemy.
Henry A. Giroux
A controversial new book highlights the dire straits of the U.S. education system, but offers misguided and irresponsible ideas for fixing it.
Jeffrey Aaron Snyder
On Marx’s two-hundredth birthday, capitalism’s ideology looks shakier than it has in a while.
The problem of employer power runs much deeper than monopsony.
The best teaching is always intimate. Today's universities make it difficult to talk about that.
Marta Figlerowicz, Ayesha Ramachandran
The public has paid for Musk’s vision. So why is the green economy still not here?
Stock buybacks are on the rise, and they are shortchanging workers and undermining our economy like never before.
The critique of identity politics ignores the role that neoliberalism and neoconservatism have played in creating our present situation.
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