Government-Granted Patent Monopolies and Structural Racism
Dean Baker thinks about a subtle form of structural racism: wages in the medical profession.
The United States of Floyd
Nathan Vass provides some context for you.
In Defense of the Fed’s Bailout
Dean Baker turns over a new leaf and actually supports a federal bailout.
Private Gain Must Yield to Public Good
Without a strong public, there can be no private. Dirk Philipsen writes.
Debt and Deficit in the Time of Coronavirus
What is a deficit, really? Dean Baker drops some science on you.
The Left Becomes Center: Financial Transactions Taxes and Beyond
Eventually sensible people change debates over economic policy, as those who finally fall in line last take the credit. Dean Baker writes.
Taiwan January 2020 Presidential Elections: Who Are the Contenders?
On January 11, 2020, Taiwan will hold key presidential and legislative elections in which three candidates are competing for the post that holds…
The Persistence of Horrible Economic Reporting: They Just Don’t Care
If the top journalists completely fail to protect the truth, and no one cares, why do we have journalists? Dean Baker writes.
The WTO: 20 Years After The Battle of Seattle
Twenty years later — we were right, of course. Deborah James writes.
If Voting Is So Important, Why Aren’t Fair, Open, Verifiable Elections Important?
The lip service of democracy is silent when it comes to ensuring voting is fair and open. Why?
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