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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
This Labor Day, it is not enough to speak out against Trump's many injustices. We must also begin laying the foundations for working together in the post-Trump era, whenever that arrives.
Thomas A. Kochan, Lee Dyer
Nancy MacLean’s new book has set off a heated debate. But strong claims require strong evidence, and mistakes could mislead liberals and the left.
Henry Farrell, Steven M. Teles
The University of Virginia has long been a bastion of white supremacy and white supremacy–validating scholarship.
A controversial new book traces how the anti-democratic projects of the Jim Crow South evolved into an economic theory still championed by the GOP today.
Critics of raising the minimum wage claim that it decreases employment, but they are missing the larger point.
What the rise of megaplatforms means for the rest of us.
When it comes to globalization, slowing down is the best way forward.
How neoliberals and conservatives came together to undo the welfare state.
Polanyi gave us a vital counterpoint to the hegemony of political economics. But how far can he take us?
Focusing on the top 1 percent is a mistake. The real class divide is between the upper middle class and the rest of America.
Richard V. Reeves
Trump's policies spell disaster for economic equality. And the worst is yet to come.
Unions are being strangled by laws that block workers from organizing, striking, and acting in solidarity. Becoming a rights-based movement is the only way to save labor.
James Gray Pope, Ed Bruno, Peter Kellman
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David Theo Goldberg
Justin H. Vassallo
Sierra Pettengill, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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