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Economy news and analysis from The Nation

  • April 5, 2000

    Microsoft: Judgment Day

    Despite all the palaver, the denouement came quickly.

    Eben Moglen

  • April 5, 2000

    Still With Us

    The editors of The New York Times Magazine had a good idea recently.

    Eric Alterman

  • April 5, 2000

    Time to Rein in Global Finance

    The financial crisis that collapsed Asian economies in mid-1997 and then bounced around the world was a distant sideshow to most Americans until it reached Wall Street.

    William Greider

  • April 5, 2000

    Jubilee 2000: Paying Our Debts

    A massive natural disaster reminds us why people worldwide have been engaged by the issue of debt relief.

    Robert W. Edgar


  • March 30, 2000

    Pakistan on the Brink

    Pakistan today is a complete mess, a sad example of what can happen when a once-favored "frontline state" is reduced to the status of a cold war orphan.

    Tariq Ali

  • 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