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A critical lack of affordable housing is turning overpriced motels into long-term shelter.
This time, it could be long-lasting—with dramatic consequences for the climate, the economy and the global balance of power.
With an eye on the United States and Greece, scholars at the Levy Economics Institute are developing plans to ensure full employment.
The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.
Uber and Airbnb monetize the desperation of people in the post-crisis economy while sounding generous—and evoke a fantasy of community in an atomized population.
What the rise of the app-based cab service says about the future of work in America
The complex federal project of the EU has proven fragile in the absence of a strong external threat.
The international community pledged enough aid to give every Haitian a check for $1,000. The money went elsewhere.
As nonviolent protests have spread throughout the country, the right-wing government and the mines’ security operations have responded with force.
America’s giant wealth disparity is driven by a history of racist redlining.
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