Inequality

Pass the Popcorn for Republican Tax Reform

On the fallacy of Trump's so-called "border adjustment tax," and the Republican civil war it might spark.

By Max B. Sawicky

The Battle of Ideas in the New Gilded Age

Freedom's just another word for being left to defend yourself against impersonal economic forces that will crush you like a bug.

By Nathan Pippenger

Labor and Capital in the Global Economy

How three decades of technological change, globalization, and government policy made workers more at the mercy of concentrated capital.

By Kimberly Clausing

Fixing the Estate Tax

Income from inheritances is taxed at a lower rate than income from work, and only the wealthiest of the wealthy pay. How to create a fairer system.

By Lily L. Batchelder

What Next for Liberalism?

One pressing question: How to make the angry people more angry at capital and less angry at government.

By Daniel T. Rodgers