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Economy


  • Let’s Tax the Rich

    by Lawrence Wittner

    The public thinks they’re taxed too little and history shows the economy benefits when taxes are higher.



  • Lessons From the Gilded Age

    by Sarah Jones

    America today has a lot in common with that bygone era of monopolies and gross inequality. But will the country respond similarly?



  • The Myth of Main Street

    by Louis Hyman

    Don’t listen to President Trump. Going back to the good old days will cost us.



  • This is What an Empire in Decline Looks Like

    by Peter Van Buren

    As America's new economy starts to look more like the old economy of the Great Depression, the divide between rich and poor, those who have made it and those who never will, seems to grow ever starker.