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Elizabeth Warren’s Accountable Capitalism Act, explained - Vox

She’s unveiling a bill to make corporate governance great again.<p>Elizabeth Warren has a big idea that challenges how the Democratic Party thinks about solving the problem of inequality.<p>Instead of advocating for expensive new social programs like free college or health care, she’s introducing a bill …

Economics

Ten irrefutable laws of economic success

The heart of our economic problem is this: two few people work, because there are too few jobs available, because there are too few companies to hire …

Economics

My long journey from socialism to liberalism

<b>Geoffrey M. Hodgson</b><p>I was born in 1946. I lived in a council house until I was 16. My family were Labour. My privilege was not money, but that my …

Labour Party

The Invisible Hand Won't Solve the Climate Crisis. Capitalism Must Evolve.

<i>By Andrew J Hoffman</i><p>There are two extremes in the debate over capitalism’s role in our present climate change problem. On the one hand, some people …

How ‘Competitiveness’ Became One of the Great Unquestioned Virtues of Modern Culture

Get Evonomics in your inbox<p>How Learning Economics Makes You AntisocialWhat Paul Krugman Needs to Know About Evolutionary EconomicsWhat Milton …

Milton Friedman

What If Corporations Couldn’t Use Our Commons For Free?

A cushion of reliable income is a wonderful thing. It can help pay for basic necessities. It can be saved for rainy days or used to pursue happiness …

Income Inequality

The Neolithic, Capitalism, and Communism

<i>First published in</i> Le Monde<i>. Translated by David Broder</i>. Today, it has become commonplace to predict the end of the human race such as we know it. …

Prehistory

Under Neoliberalism, You Can Be Your Own Tyrannical Boss

A new study by Thomas Curran and Andrew Hill in the journal <i>Psychological Bulletin</i> finds perfectionism is on the rise. The authors, both …

Psychology

How Planting Wildflowers Could Reduce the Need for Pesticides

Could wildflowers become the new, natural way to reduce pesticides? Find out how farmers have planted tailored strips of wildflowers to attract …

Wildflowers

Karl Polanyi, Speenhamland, and the Future of Capitalist Legislation

Karl Polanyi’s The Great Transformation is an instructive text describing the factors which led to the formation of the capitalist state in the …

Globalization

Out From Under Capitalism

The global tide of populism, right and left, is sweeping neoliberal ideology inexorably into its grave, and none too soon. The neoliberal agenda …

Economics

What Will Kill Neoliberalism?

<i>Massive global inequality underlies our era of economic and political unrest. The rise of nationalist, populist movements, and the faltering</i> …

Universal Basic Income

South Africa needs to raise taxes: why a VAT increase would be a bad idea

There are strong hints that the South Africa government will raise the value-added tax (VAT) rate rather than increase income tax rates following the …

Economics

The basics of basic income

<i>This article was first published in Intereconomics (where a PDF version may also be downloaded).</i> Basic income is a fashionable topic. A proposal to …

The Private Debt Crisis

Why does the IMF keep badly missing its global growth forecast? And what does that have to do with the 2016 presidential election?<p>In the years since …

Economics

Five Ways to Curb the Power of Corporations and Billionaires

<i>We need to rein in the destructive power of corporations and billionaires before it’s too late. These five ideas would do that, while leaving global</i> …

CEOs

“Capitalism’s Crisis of Value and Imagination” in Truth-Out

Truth-Out has published an excerpt from my book <i>Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons</i> (Zed Books, March 2014) …

What Is Radical Economics? (Hint: It's Not Neoliberal or Marxist)

<i>By Julie Nelson</i><p>Socially equitable. Ecologically sustainable. Personally and spiritually satisfying. What sort of economic transformations are needed …

Economics

The Mixed Economy Manifesto: Part 1

By Michael Hoexter, Ph.D.<p>A spectre is haunting Europe, the United States, and the world, the spectre of social science unmoored from reality. …

The Mixed Economy Manifesto – Part 2

By Michael Hoexter<p><b>Neo-Social Darwinism and Neoliberalism</b><p>An ideological support to the rise of the neoliberal consensus in economics and politics has …

Neoliberalism: The Law Of The Jungle And The Monkey On Our Back

As in Australia, Britain’s hung parliament suggests the Anglophone democracies have reached a fork in the road. One path leads to more inclusive …

Income Inequality

Public Banks as the Antithesis of Neoliberalism

Public banks can help municipalities create and fund work spaces for nontraditional work reflective of the new economy. (Photo: Pixabay)<p>I’m for …

The Political Economy of Predatory Capitalism

(Image: Bad investment via Shutterstock)<i>The world is returning to the predatory laissez-faire capitalism that immiserated millions in the early 20th</i> …

Nature, Neoliberalism and Sustainable Development: Between Charybdis & Scylla?

* This paper was prepared for the 4th Ecology Meeting on "Economy and Ecology" held by the Instituto Piaget, Viseu, Portugal, April 17-19, 1997.<p>1 …

After Neoliberalism, What Next?

Yves here. This is a thoughtful, far-reaching piece. To quote Antonio Gramsci:<p>The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the …

The Search for a New Politics Beyond Neoliberalism and Social Democracy

For the last four decades, political discourse has been dominated by the ideas of neoliberalism. This ideology has been promoted by elites to direct …

Neoliberalism Is a Political Project

Our new issue, “Rank and File,” will be out August 8. To celebrate its release, new subscriptions are discounted.Eleven years ago, David Harvey …

What Exactly Is Neoliberalism?

<i>Booked is a monthly series of Q&As with authors by</i> Dissent <i>contributing editor Timothy Shenk. For this interview, he spoke with Wendy Brown about her</i> …

A Short History of Neoliberalism

Presented at the Conference on Economic Sovereignty in a Globalising World, Bangkok, 24-26 March 1999<p><i>This excellent conference in Bangkok was put</i> …