Articles in class & inequality tagged with economy

Karen Levy

Both regulators and employers have embraced new technologies for on-the-job monitoring, turning a blind eye to unjust working conditions.

Martijn Konings

The Federal Reserve’s bid to “get wages down” reflects the enduring hold of neoliberal thought at the highest levels of economic policymaking.

Jonathan Kirshner

In his new book, the former Fed chair cuts through economic orthodoxy on central banking. But he fails to reckon deeply with its political consequences.

Sheryl Sandberg standing in front a big board showing Facebook's network of social connections
Matthew Crain

Twenty-five years of neoliberal political economy are to blame for today’s regime of surveillance advertising, and only public policy can undo it.

Jamie Martin

To escape the imperial legacies of the IMF and World Bank, we need a radical new vision for global economic governance.

Sports car parked outside a mansion in Belgravia, London
Oliver Bullough Daniel Penny

For decades, UK-based financial institutions have exploited loopholes to subvert regulations and shield the wealthy from scrutiny.

Nic Johnson Robert Manduca

As the neoliberal order unravels, the international economic system can and must make room for cooperative forms of state-driven development.

Simon Torracinta

How microeconomic reasoning took over the very institutions of American governance.

Emily Callaci

As the planet burns and pandemics rage, Selma James’s work with the Wages for Housework movement shows that we ignore the labor of care at our own peril.

Jonathan Kirshner

Why we should err on the side of inaction—and why we won’t.