How to submit an article (and get it published)

Dollars & Sense is a progressive economics magazine that explains in a popular way both the workings of the economy and struggles to change it. Articles may be on the environment, community organizing, urban conflict, inflation, unemployment, union reform, welfare, changes in government regulation... a broad range of topics that have an economic theme. For samples of articles, go to our archives.


Our readers include students, community activists, organizers, labor leaders, environmentalists, economists and many others.

Formats & Lengths

(1500 to 3000 words): In-depth articles on broad range of topics
Active Culture
(250 to 400 words): Briefs on activism—a shareholder campaign, union victory, etc.
(700 words): Coverage of recent books, movies and other media
(length varies) Contact our editors for information


We request queries, which may be accompanied by a more detailed proposal or outline; we do not suggest sending complete drafts. Deadlines are approximately three months prior to the issue date.

Please send submissions to Editors, Dollars & Sense, One Milk Street, Boston, MA 02109, or .
N.B.: we prefer to receive submissions or queries by email.