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Capitalism news and analysis from The Nation
December 28, 2021
Intelligence, Artificial and Otherwise: Our Ruling Class
With Henry Kissinger and Eric Schmidt at the Council on Foreign Relations.
December 23, 2021
This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of a Habitable Planet
The US economy depends on consumers consuming and the earth depends on us not consuming. Which are we going to choose?
December 22, 2021
The Elizabeth Holmes Trial Is an Indictment of US Health Care
What might have happened if taxpayers—rather than investors—had directly funded Theranos’s blood-prick research?
December 10, 2021
Hey Kid, Wanna Buy a City?
Elite economists have been promoting a model of governance resembling nothing so much as a game of Monopoly.
Olúfémi O. Táíwò
November 30, 2021
The Staggeringly High Price of a Prison Phone Call
It’s outrageous that a billion-dollar industry exists based on skimming profits from some of society’s most vulnerable people.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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November 17, 2021
Emily Ratajkowski: “I’m Very Displeased With Capitalism”
A conversation with the essayist and model about her debut collection
, critiquing capitalism, the commodification of one’s image, and much more.
November 2, 2021
The Capitalism Winner
All hail the one rich guy, our lord and master.
November 1, 2021
The History of the United States as the History of Capitalism
What gets lost when we view the American past as primarily a story about capitalism?
October 22, 2021
Which Version of Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” Reigns Supreme?
Is the latest posthumous addition to his canon released today the Holy Grail?
October 15, 2021
There Are No Borders for the Rich
For the ruling class, the nation-state is an indispensable fiction.
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian