A Political and Literary Forum
The direction of AI development is not preordained. It can be altered to increase human productivity, create jobs and shared prosperity, and protect and bolster democratic freedoms—if we modify our approach.
If we are to emerge from this era of crisis, we need legal thinking that operates on fundamentally different presumptions.
Jedediah Britton-Purdy, Amy Kapczynski, David Singh Grewal
The pandemic holds important political lessons for the climate crisis, but they must be taught.
A transcript of our panel discussion on the Green New Deal and our new book Climate Action.
Joshua Cohen, Edward J. Markey, David G. Victor, Alyssa Battistoni, Thea Riofrancos, Robert C. Hockett
Far from a partisan for free markets, the Founding Father insisted on the need for economic planning. We need more of that vision today.
Christian Parenti, Michael Busch
The celebration of Isabel Wilkerson’s ‘Caste’ reflects the continued priority of elite preferences over the needs and struggles of ordinary people.
Far from a marginal outsider, a new biography contends, Thorstein Veblen was the most important economic thinker of the Gilded Age.
The region has a long legacy of critical engagement with classical political economy, helping to change the way we think about markets and morals.
Tax policies like New Jersey’s new Millionaires Tax are morally and economically essential.
Mark Engler, Andrew Elrod
A new history charts the global legacy of Fordist mass production, tracing its appeal to political formations on both the left and the right.
Justin H. Vassallo
The government—not the market—is the only viable solution to some of our greatest challenges.
Neil Fligstein, Steven Vogel
Rejecting market fundamentalism, Rethinking Political Economy will provide space for advancing alternatives—in theory, politics, and policy—to the neoliberalism of the last forty years.
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Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
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