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The super-rich are taking over all the beautiful places in America. What's left
for you and me?

Gaza is in chaos, but Israel's economy is booming as high-tech entrepreneurs scramble to meet the post-9/11 world's hunger for spy tools and containment walls.

A bloated overclass can drag down a society as surely as a swelling underclass.

It's going to be a hungry summer for low-income kids on vacation from school lunch programs.

New chasms are opening in the unequal terrain of American society: To the ranks of exploited domestics and factory workers, consider the emerging proletariat of adjunct faculty and temporary attorneys.

A group of economists is challenging the most basic assumptions of neoclassical economic theory, and their influence is growing.

The American labor movement must guard the interests of those it represents--even if it makes people in power uncomfortable.

The Third World was never imagined as a place but rather a project, one that was ultimately doomed by globalization--it awaits a resurrection.

The so-called bipartisan compromise on trade is a bad deal for all who seek to reform corporate-led globalization.

Blogs

Senate cloture vote limits debate, restricts amendments and erects another barrier to honest discourse about trade policy.

May 21, 2015

Employers exploit legal loopholes to keep poverty-wage workers from earning overtime wages.

May 18, 2015

“We need to get started fixing all this,” says Wisconsin progressive.

May 14, 2015

A conversation with the Roosevelt Institute’s Mike Konczal.

May 14, 2015

Why does the White House keep telling reporters the public is lining up behind the trade push?

May 13, 2015

The White House has been going hard against Elizabeth Warren for making this claim—but she’s right.

May 12, 2015

The president’s suggestion that his critics do not understand trade issues is “absolutely inaccurate.”

May 11, 2015

Clinton said as recently as the 2008 campaign that welfare reform was a success, but its track record has proven otherwise for the country’s poorest.

May 11, 2015

American progressives can learn a lot from the new anti-cuts politics.

May 8, 2015

Long before the quake, Nepal suffered the rupturing shocks of global capitalism.

May 8, 2015