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Economy



  • An Economist with a Heart

    by Hedrick Smith

    Alan Krueger, the Princeton professor and economic adviser to two presidents who died last weekend, was one of those rare economists who break out of the ivory tower and plunge restlessly into the real world


  • 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.