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Economy

Economy news and analysis from The Nation

  • March 22, 2000

    Shopping Till We Drop

    During the past two decades, as random financial crises visited various fast-growing economies, we have become familiar, after the fact, with the profile of a developing country that's headed for

    William Greider

  • March 16, 2000

    Runaway Shops

    Remember those great scenes in Blues Brothers 2000 that evoked the urban grit and soul of southside Chicago and Joliet? Well, sorry.

    Marc Cooper

  • March 9, 2000

    Temps Demand a New Deal

    With this issue, we resume our 'What Works' series, which explores effective projects and strategies for improving people's lives through progressive social change.
          --The Editors

    Christopher D. Cook

  • March 2, 2000

    From Crimson to Coal Seam

    I first heard about Powers Hapgood while working at the United Mine Workers, an organization he had tried to change fifty years earlier.

    Steve Early

  • March 2, 2000

    AFL-CIO Goes Global

    Seattle changed many things, and one of them is American labor. Nothing lifts the spirit or one's vision like winning.

    William Greider

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  • March 2, 2000

    Timeline

    8,5000 Years of LEAD...
    79 Years of LEADED Gasoline

    BC:

    Jamie Lincoln Kitman

  • February 10, 2000

    Business Creates Eco-Side!

    Natural Capitalism is so informative and provocative--and so unfashionably optimistic about the future of the planet--that I wonder why everyone in public life is not reading it and arguin

    William Greider

  • January 13, 2000

    AOL’s Big Byte

    Only a few days before the announcement of the AOL-Time Warner merger, Time Warner chief executive Gerald Levin took part in a CNN discussion on the future of the media.

    the Editors

  • January 6, 2000

    Home Discomforts

    Isn't it curious how often the policy disaster that is posited as the thing that will never happen takes place within minutes?

    Katha Pollitt

  • January 6, 2000

    Greenspan and Gravity

    The giddy adoration of Alan Greenspan has come to resemble the stock market bubble itself and, when one phenomenon comes to its end, so will the other.

    William Greider