Ethical Economics

We Underestimate Young People. That’s a Mistake.

We Underestimate Young People. That’s a Mistake. We Underestimate Young People. That’s a Mistake.

Younger generations are out there leading the way toward justice in a fashion that they seldom get credit for.

Jan 24, 2024 / Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

We’ve Got to Tax the Rich

We’ve Got to Tax the Rich We’ve Got to Tax the Rich

Of all the ills afflicting our democracy, the failure to rein in the power of money remains the most egregious.

Jan 23, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Phil White, a British millionaire, poses with a placard that reads

The Case for Capping Wealth at $10 Million The Case for Capping Wealth at $10 Million

The superrich at Davos do not deserve their hoards, and the rest of the world desperately needs those resources.

Jan 17, 2024 / Ingrid Robeyns

A statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse

Socialism and Disney Are Incompatible Socialism and Disney Are Incompatible

Our species can’t afford another century of the principles fostered by the Disney emporium.

Dec 11, 2023 / Ariel Dorfman

You Deserve a 4-Day Workweek

You Deserve a 4-Day Workweek You Deserve a 4-Day Workweek

It’s time for Americans to claw their lives back from work.

Nov 24, 2023 / Editorial / Bryce Covert

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Letters From the November 13/20, 2023, Issue Letters From the November 13/20, 2023, Issue

The economics of freedom… Oppenheimer: red or pink?…

Oct 31, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

Pioneer Natural Resources equipment near Midland, Tex., on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

In Exxon’s Orwellian World, Lower Emissions Means More Oil Production In Exxon’s Orwellian World, Lower Emissions Means More Oil Production

In the corporation's version of Newspeak, "carbon emissions" means whatever it wants—and any investment in renewables is just a facade.

Oct 24, 2023 / Brad Swanson

Too Many Economists Thought This Was Impossible

Too Many Economists Thought This Was Impossible Too Many Economists Thought This Was Impossible

The increase in the number of people working has helped tamp down inflation and has shown the importance of aiming for full employment.

Oct 13, 2023 / Editorial / Mike Konczal

Elderly hands

Aging in America Shouldn’t Be This Hard Aging in America Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Why should capital take any interest in people who are no longer a source of profit?

Oct 12, 2023 / Rebecca Gordon

Florida Socialists Are Here to Stay. Just Ask Richie Floyd.

Florida Socialists Are Here to Stay. Just Ask Richie Floyd. Florida Socialists Are Here to Stay. Just Ask Richie Floyd.

Despite Republican lawmakers warning them to stay out of the state, this Florida city council member represents a growing contingent of Sunshine State socialists.

Oct 11, 2023 / Off the Clock / Kathryn Varn

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