Published Articles

If Europe successfully implements a financial transactions tax (FTT), it will demonstrate that it is possible to make banks pay for the privilege of trading financial instruments like stocks, bonds, and derivatives. READ MORE

November 18, 2013

This year’s fast GDP growth underlines one of the great myths of economic statistics: the myth that growth benefits everyone, or at least most people. READ MORE

November 8, 2013

Fox News may have failed to have an impact on the outcome of the 2012 Presidential election in the United States, but media organizations controlled by Rupert Murdoch celebrated a victory this year in Australia. READ MORE

November 3, 2013

Australian fast-food workers make at least twice the U.S. minimum wage and get many more benefits. READ MORE

September 18, 2013

Call their bluff. Take the plunge. Go over the cliff. Let the government default on its bonds. READ MORE

September 16, 2013

People need jobs. Put them to work. It’s that simple. READ MORE

September 8, 2013

Is $15 an hour really a fair wage for serving fast food? Is it reasonable? Is it affordable? In a word: YES. READ MORE

August 12, 2013

Need a job? Join the new servant economy. READ MORE

July 28, 2013