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The current issue:
March/April 2014

Ampersand

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By B. Deutsch | August 4th
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Keynes in 1918

An article series by
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    The Gig Economy

    By Gerald Friedman

    From dog-walkers to college teachers, more and more U.S. workers hold “contingent” jobs. Read more »

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    The Era of Financialization

    Special to the Web | April 14

    Parts 1 and 2 of an interview with Costas Lapavitsas on the transformations at the “molecular” level of capitalism that are driving changes in economic performance and policy. Read more »

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    Pot Economics

    By Dan Schneider | March 29

    Now that marijuana has been legalized in two states and multiple other states are considering legalization or decriminalization, it’s high time for a lesson in pot economics. Read more »

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    The TPP Would Deepen Income Divide

    By Roger Bybee | March 14

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Obama’s Pacific “trade” deal, would severely intensify the very inequality the president decries. Read more »

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    Assessing Those CBO Numbers
    on the Minimum Wage

    By Dean Baker | February 21

    The CBO’s job-loss projections look like a setback for proponents of raising the minimum wage. A more serious assessment shows otherwise. Read more »

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    Going Postal

    By Steve Pressman | February 11

    A new book argues that public banks can solve the problems of the industry by investing in infrastructure and lending when private banks will not. Read more »

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    Sustainability Squared

    By Polly Cleveland | January 30

    From farms to cities to businesses, we already have the technology to sustain both the environment and the people. Read more »

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    The ACA and the U.S. Health-Care Mess

    By Gerald Friedman | January 20

    Obamacare will extend coverage to many, but does little to rein in out-of-control cost growth and leaves millions without coverage. Read more »

  • Up Against the Wall Street Journal

    The $17 Trillion Delusion

    By Marty Wolfson | January 6

    Those who say we have to cut Social Security benefits want to abandon society’s commitment to retirees. Read more »

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    The Airfare Mystery

    By Arthur MacEwan | December 17

    Dear Dr. Dollar: London isn’t much farther from Boston than San Diego is. So why does a flight from Boston to London cost more than twice as much as a flight from Boston to San Diego? Read more »




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All web-only articles, mostly on the financial crisis, dating back to December 2007.