J.K. Galbraith and the Forks in the Road J.K. Galbraith and the Forks in the Road

While John Kenneth Galbraith was good at pointing out the failures of the free enterprise system, he could never overcome the play-to-win mentality of American capitalism.

May 4, 2006 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

John Kenneth Galbraith John Kenneth Galbraith

Longtime Nation Associate John Kenneth Galbraith is best remembered not only as a New Dealer, old-line liberal or Keynesian economist but as a contrarian and independent thinker.

May 4, 2006 / Books & the Arts / The Editors

Tax Refund Scheme Targets the Working Poor Tax Refund Scheme Targets the Working Poor

Corporate tax preparers like H&R Block continue to target taxpayers hungry for rapid refunds with questionable loans.

Apr 17, 2006 / Feature / Bernice Yeung

Giving Americans a Raise Giving Americans a Raise

The massive number of Americans who support raising the minimum wage should spur Congress to action.

Mar 23, 2006 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Sam Graham-Felsen

A Moral Economy A Moral Economy

Progresssives must articulate a vision of a moral economy and a benevolent community that challenges the rhetoric of market fundamentalism.

Mar 8, 2006 / Feature / Fred Block

Perfect Knowledge, Perfect Ignorance Perfect Knowledge, Perfect Ignorance

The Dubai flap is no surprise, considering Bush always promised to run America like a corporation--even if the corporation is Enron.

Mar 2, 2006 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

Fearmongering on Dubai Fearmongering on Dubai

Democrats should see the panic over the DP World deal as an opportunity for a nervy rudder-turn and challenge the obsessive secrecy and toxic premises of Bush's national security p...

Mar 2, 2006 / Editorial / The Editors

CAFTA’s Corpse Revived CAFTA’s Corpse Revived

CAFTA, once presumed dead, is alive and functioning, thanks to White House political sorcery. But a backlash is looming in the United States and abroad.

Mar 1, 2006 / Feature / Mark Engler

The Dubai Farce The Dubai Farce

What a farce: The Dubai Ports deal shows Bush is willing to trust the Arab-owned Dubai Ports to manage our harbors, even as he scapegoats them as culprits in his war on terror.

Mar 1, 2006 / Column / Robert Scheer

Free Trade Planet Free Trade Planet

The uproar over the Dubai Ports deal ignores the obvious consequences of the free trade that American politicians of both parties have pushed for decades. Like it or not, we have t...

Feb 27, 2006 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman