A Political and Literary Forum
A sweeping new history of U.S. capitalism finds that economic gains have always been driven by the state.
Justin H. Vassallo
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.
The persistence of black poverty has become a permanent feature of U.S. democracy. We need an expanded political imagination to dismantle it.
Cities are increasingly being viewed as bastions of progressivism. But can they live up to the promise?
Forget retraining and compensation programs. History offers a better way forward.
Platforms have sold themselves as substitutes for welfare, but they have actually served as substitutes for traditional work—with the state forced to pick up the slack.
Taxation is at the heart of any serious economic growth policy.
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