Articles tagged with economy

Gerald Epstein Robert Pollin

Mainstream economics ignores the massive government interventions that “free market” capitalism requires.

Caley Horan

Private insurance companies have long dominated the provision of social security in the United States, but resistance is growing.

Muzna Awayed-Bishara

A Palestinian mother’s perspective.

Robert Manduca Nic Johnson Chris Hong

How a grassroots movement of American farmers laid the foundation for state intervention in the economy, embracing government investment and challenging the slaveholding South in the run-up to the Civil War.

Daron Acemoglu

Final response: It is not too late to put technology to work to create jobs and opportunities and to support individual freedom and democracy.

Rob Reich

The frontier of AI science should be in universities.

Lama Nachman

AI doesn’t have to be a total substitution. It can be a supplement.

William S. Isaac Shakir Mohamed Marie-Therese Png

Algorithmic oppression is rooted in the colonial project.

Aaron Benanav

We must rethink the connection between employment and economic growth.

Molly Kinder

We must also address the interrelated challenges created by the pandemic.