Economics

This Looted QuikTrip Represents St. Louis's Racial Inequality
August 14, 2014

There wasn't much to steal, but that wasn't the point anyway.

Yet Another Reason to Extend Unemployment Insurance: It Prevents Foreclosures
August 05, 2014

There really is no argument against extending unemployment benefits.

July Jobs Report: Slow, Steady Job Growth Continues
August 01, 2014

Things are better, but we still have a ways to go.

Thomas Piketty Is Wrong: America Will Never Look Like a Jane Austen Novel
July 31, 2014

The fundamental flaw in the French economist's great theory.

The Next Big Fight in Income Inequality Is About to Go Down in California
Can the entire Bay Area raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour?
July 30, 2014

The Bay Area's bold campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. 

Here's a Quick, Smart Way Obama Could Raise Worker Wages
Make federal contractors do right by their employees
July 29, 2014

Tell federal agencies to stop contracting with firms that don't treat their employees well.

House Republicans Just Passed Another Tax Cut for the Rich—While Hurting the Poor
July 28, 2014

The party once again shows where its priorities lie.

Inflation Hawks Have Been Wrong for Years. Should We Listen to Them Now?
July 28, 2014

Richard Fisher's track record of predictions is paltry.

Europe's Fears About Sanctioning Russia Are Overblown
“Russia’s economy would collapse faster and quicker.”
July 28, 2014

“Russia’s economy would collapse faster and quicker.”

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