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January/February 2023




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  • Schrooten thumb

    Inflation in Europe

    Mechthild Schrooten

    What can be done? | Order this issue or subscribe.

  • Bacon thumb

    What Happened to the Flower Carriers?

    Photo essay by David Bacon

    Today's flower harvesters in Lompoc, Calif. harken back to the flower carriers in Diego Rivera's paintings from the 1930s. | Order this issue or subscribe.

the regulars


  • editors’ note Battling Goliath
  • the short run
  • cartoon Living Wages Out of Business
  • two cents
  • up against the wall street journal Facing Up to Climate Hell
  • in review Alligators in the Arctic by Peter Dorman
  • economy in numbers Assaults on Social Security
  • dr. dollar What We Can Learn from Agriculture