Economics

'Homo Economicus' Must Die

Nick Hanauer's rousing speech on the lies on which neoliberalism is built.

By Nick Hanauer

Nick Hanauer, the Plutocrat of the Common Man

A well-deserved honor for a great friend of Democracy (and democracy).

By Nick Hanauer Michael Tomasky

Yes, Government Creates Wealth

Economics has never accepted the idea that the public sector creates wealth. But it does—and acknowledging that can lead to sweeping change.

By Mariana Mazzucato

The Pro-Growth Minimum Wage

Liberals always want to argue for a higher minimum wage on fairness grounds. But there’s a better and likely more compelling reason.

By Robert Atkinson

Money, Markets, and Democrats: A Conversation with Michael Sandel

By Jack Meserve