Economics

Disowned by the Ownership Society Disowned by the Ownership Society

Bush turns out to be the undertaker of the free market's false promises to ordinary Americans.

Jan 31, 2008 / Column / Naomi Klein

Desperately Seeking Stimulus Desperately Seeking Stimulus

An economy addicted to growth, bubbles, downsizing and lending sprees--has become disconnected from the real economy of ordinary human needs.

Jan 22, 2008 / Editorial / Barbara Ehrenreich

Our Eroding Dollar Our Eroding Dollar

No matter how much it adds to inflation, the Fed, prodded by Wall Street, is poised to again lower interest rates--punching an even bigger hole in our purchasing power.

Jan 18, 2008 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

Recession–Who Cares? Recession–Who Cares?

Politicians and economists find it hard to admit that we have two economies--one for the rich and one for everyone else--and the latter has been in a recession, if not a depression...

Jan 9, 2008 / Editorial / Barbara Ehrenreich

Toy Story Toy Story

An eviscerated Consumer Product Safety Commission means American children still face perils from their toys.

Jan 3, 2008 / Editorial / Daphne Eviatar

Civic Agriculture = Sane Housing Civic Agriculture = Sane Housing

There is an alternative to unhealthy eating and irresponsible development schemes.

Dec 3, 2007 / Feature / Nevin Cohen

Guns Beat Green: The Market Has Spoken Guns Beat Green: The Market Has Spoken

If you're looking for a sure bet in the new growth market, sell solar and buy surveillance. Forget wind, buy weapons.

Nov 29, 2007 / Column / Naomi Klein

The Dialectics of Revolution… Uh, Recycling The Dialectics of Revolution… Uh, Recycling

Looking askance at a practice widely supposed to be a pretty good idea.

Nov 29, 2007 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Pakistan’s Bomb: Have It Your Way Pakistan’s Bomb: Have It Your Way

Thanks to globalization, the 'Islamic bomb' turns out to be a little bit American, Canadian, Swiss, German, Dutch, British, Japanese and even Russian.

Nov 28, 2007 / Feature / Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins

Global Warming: The Rich Opt Out Global Warming: The Rich Opt Out

Conservation, like taxes, is for little people. When you're rich you can waste all the water you want.

Nov 28, 2007 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

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