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Tag: Economy

Kevin P. Donovan

Two new books critique poverty capital, but they don’t ask what borrowers need. 

Ndongo Samba Sylla, Daniela Gabor

In place of public-private partnerships, we should revive the Pan-African ambitions of the green developmental state.

Mariana Mazzucato, Rainer Kattel, Josh Ryan-Collins

Market fundamentalism has failed to improve economic and social conditions. Now, we need a mission-oriented approach to the economy that embraces an active role for government in spurring growth and innovation.

Dan Breznitz

To generate local, inclusive prosperity, cities must think beyond tech accelerators and science parks and instead embrace a wider range of innovation strategies.

Marshall Steinbaum

The University of Virginia has long been a bastion of white supremacy and white supremacy–validating scholarship.

Marshall Steinbaum

When higher education is a prerequisite for getting a job that pays better than minimum wage, we cannot stop until it is free and accessible to all. The good news is we have done this once before.

Nancy MacLean

What can faith-based activism do for labor?

Karen Levy

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

Anthony Morgan, Kate Soper, Lynne Segal

Feminist philosophers Kate Soper and Lynne Segal discuss the unsustainable obsession with economic growth and consider what it might look like if we all worked less.