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The Case Against Labor-Market Individualism

Ever since J.P. Morgan convinced major nineteenth-century industrialists that the key to averting recurrent economic contractions was to forego …

1% To The Homeless: Get Out Of My Neighborhood!

Even liberal members of the 1% want to hide the homeless away. They’re working tirelessly in liberal havens like Palo Alto to criminalized homeless …

How Corporate Sovereignty Threatens Democracy

As people have begun to learn about corporate sovereignty through plans to include it in TAFTA/TTIP, the European Commission has been trying to …

Tom Lehrer, Culture And Copyright After Death

If you don't know who Tom Lehrer is, well, you've missed out for a long, long time. Still, it's never too late to catch up, and there are plenty of …

Higgs Boson May Be Composed Of Tiny 'Techni-Quark' Particles, Physicists Say

<i>Updated April 4 at 10:51 a.m. ET.</i><p>The Higgs boson — a particle thought to explain how other particles get their mass — is tiny, but it may not be the tiniest particle yet. Theories have long predicted the existence of even smaller particles that might make up the Higgs, and recent research suggests …

The New Economic Events Giving Lie to the Fiction That We Are All Selfish, Rational Materialists

Jeremy Rifkin's new book, “The Zero Marginal Cost Society,” brings welcome new attention to the commons just as it begins to explode in countless new …

Human Rights

CEO pay at top companies now 331 times that of average worker, 774 times that of minimum-wage worker

Ratio of CEO pay compared with average worker pay.<p>On Sunday, <i>The New York Times</i> published its 2013 compensation survey of CEOs at the 100 largest …