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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.

Economic policy centered on a balanced budget will destroy what's left of FDR's New Deal.

An unlikely dissident has proposed a new way to understand, and
reform, the world economy.

For the first time, more poor Americans live in the nation's suburbs than in all our cities combined.

As the gap between rich and poor widens, Americans await reforms to improve the well-being of all.

The gap between rich and poor hasn't been this wide since the Depression.

Banks no longer lend money to people able to pay them back. Now they trap the poor, the sick, students and elderly people into signing up for credit cards and watch the fees pile up.

Remembering the political economist who brought to contemporary issues the research and philosophical vision of a scholar.

Blogs

Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor brings a higher-ground message to the 2016 race.

May 29, 2015

Lawmakers in Connecticut don’t want corporations to capitalize on cheap labor.

May 29, 2015

Renewing a politics of fierce opposition to "financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering."

May 27, 2015

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