Published Articles

On the high road to the future, we would use government institutions to put people to work in support of the common good. READ MORE

July 2, 2013

America’s official poverty line has remained fixed in real terms for over 40 years. Despite this, poverty is higher than it was at the end of the 1960s. READ MORE

June 11, 2013

Among the world’s major nations, documents the UN agency dedicated to labor matters, only one currently has a level of inequality both high and rising. READ MORE

June 6, 2013

If world’s big corporations prefer to sit on trillions of dollars in order to avoid paying taxes, let them. If they won’t invest, we should. READ MORE

June 4, 2013

Just like the United States, Australia has a debt ceiling. Australian borrowing bumps up against this ceiling on a regular basis. But there the similarity ends. READ MORE

May 21, 2013

The inequality and growth debate is a red herring. It just doesn’t matter. The problem is inequality, and its solution is simple. READ MORE

May 19, 2013

The Great Recession has widened the gap between the developed world’s affluent and everyone else, details a new report from researchers at the Paris-based OECD. In fact, inequality increased more in the three years after the global crisis first hit in 2007 than in the previous 12 years. READ MORE

May 19, 2013

How can sales of super-luxury cars grow at super-fast rates during a recession? The answer is simple: it’s not a recession for everyone. READ MORE

May 3, 2013