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Summer 2019

Economics After Neoliberalism

Rejecting the market fundamentalism that has prevailed under four decades of neoliberalism, this issue makes a powerful case for a new brand of economics—one focused on power and inequality and aimed at a more inclusive society.

 

Editors’ Note
Joshua Cohen

 

Essays

We can learn a lot from the mid-century popularizing efforts that led to public consensus on Keynesian economic principles.

Robert Manduca
The postwar generation understood why a prosperous working class is crucial to the economy. Can economics be accessible again to ordinary Americans?
Samuel Bowles, Joshua Cohen

Forum

For decades, shareholder primacy has obscured the fact that employees should do well when businesses do well.

Lenore Palladino

Three new books paint a chilling portrait of darkness in Wall Street, the law, and technology. But the apocalyptic metaphors obscure the real problem, hindering how we fight back.

Quinn Slobodian

A new, neoliberal interpretation of the First Amendment is undermining the regulatory state—and every labeling and advertising law is now in the crosshairs.

Amy Kapczynski

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