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Economy news and analysis from The Nation

  • February 26, 2007

    Remembering Norma Rae

    Why does Hollywood render unions and the working class invisible?

    Robert Nathan and Jo-Ann Mort

  • February 22, 2007

    Pro-Immigrant Populism

    Immigration reform should be shaped by progressive values that prize the dignity of all workers.

    Andrea Batista Schlesinger

  • February 22, 2007

    Home Truths

    That poor children in the United States and Britain have the worst quality of life in the developed world speaks volumes about our misplaced priorities.

    the Editors

  • February 21, 2007

    What Kind of Economy?

    Progressives need to create an economic agenda that encompasses the environment and social justice.

    James K. Galbraith

  • February 15, 2007

    Lockdown in Greeley

    A recent police raid on a small-city factory showcases the Bush Administration's frightening war on illegal immigration.

    Marc Cooper


  • February 15, 2007

    Out of Africa

    The World Social Forum marched into Nairobi full of conflict, action and ideas.

    Alisa Solomon

  • February 8, 2007

    Dude! Where’s My Debate?

    The majority of Americans support fair-trade policies--so why do mainstream pundits treat the idea with so much contempt?

    Eric Alterman

  • February 6, 2007

    Will China Choke on US Dollars?

    China is losing its taste for lending the United States money that finances our wars, props up our dollar and shores up our credit.

    Nicholas von Hoffman

  • February 6, 2007

    Workers, Not Guests

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is using immigration control measures to retaliate against undocumented workers who stand up for their rights.

    David Bacon

  • February 5, 2007

    Living-Wage Victory in LA

    Low-wage workers in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport are the latest to benefit from the city's living-wage law, riding a wave of considerable political momentum.

    Peter Dreier