OMG, a Right-Wing Jerk Can Buy Twitter! Media Concentration Matters
Why is everyone surprised that social media owners can have overt political agendas? Dean Baker comments.
President Biden and the Price of Gas
Biden’s not to blame for the price of gas. Dean Baker has numbers.
The Opera Singer and the Sanctions
On collateral damage and the innocent victims of sanctions. Dean Baker writes.
Repealing Section 230: Giving Mark Zuckerberg What He Wants?
Facebook’s proposal to modify Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is not enough. Dean Baker offers a counterproposal.
Biden, China, and the New Cold War
America needs an enemy, and since Russia is old news, President Biden has decided on China. Dean Baker puts up the caution sign.
The May Consumer Price Index Puts Inflation Hawks into Feeding Frenzy
The effects of the pandemic on consumer spending have some economists worried about inflation. Dean Baker explains why they shouldn’t be.
Vaccinating the World: If We Had Grown Ups in Charge
Dean Baker makes the case for open source COVID-19 research and vaccines.
Free Trade and Free Taxes: How Our Intellectuals Help the Rich
Since I came to Washington in 1992, I have been working alongside friends in the policy community, labor movement, and community organizations in…
More on Open-Source Versus Patent Monopoly Financing of Drug Development
Open sourcing research would greatly improve the pharmaceutical market for governments and citizens. Dean Baker writes.
How Will Our Children Know They Face a Crushing Debt Burden?
Deficit hawks are sure to be out in droves soon complaining about national debt. But how meaningful is the debt? Dean Baker writes.
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