Articles in class & inequality tagged with economy

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Andrew Elrod Mark Engler

Tax policies like New Jersey’s new Millionaires Tax are morally and economically essential.

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Justin H. Vassallo

A new history charts the global legacy of Fordist mass production, tracing its appeal to political formations on both the left and the right.

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Steven Vogel Neil Fligstein

The government—not the market—is the only viable solution to some of our greatest challenges.

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Kevin P. Donovan

Working people are forever kept on the brink of going broke. More than higher wages and better job security, a just economy requires giving them the power to choose and create their own futures.

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Troy Vettese

In a world unraveled by COVID-19, the brutality of factory farming demands we rethink our relationship to animals.

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Jonathan Kirshner

A new biography reveals the full scope of John Maynard Keynes’s critique of unfettered capitalism, emphasizing the economist’s larger philosophical vision of the good life.

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Alyssa Battistoni

Rumors of the imminent death of capitalism have often been greatly exaggerated. But that doesn’t mean we must give up on making things better.

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Rajan Menon Jeffrey Kucik

The deep, growing divisions in U.S. society have an outsize effect in determining who suffers from this pandemic—as well as how the government responds.

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Nicholas Rush Smith

As we know from South Africa's crisis, political and social fault lines will shape the contours of joblessness.

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Sarah Burgard Lucie Kalousova

Mortality rates typically fall during economic downturns. But the unprecedented features of the COVID-19 shutdown suggest that trend might not hold this time.