Economics

The Friedman Doctrine Revisited

Milton Friedman’s infamous “profits only” manifesto turned 50 this fall. It’s time to bury it.

By Jonathan Soros

Adieu to Laissez-Faire Trade

The Great Depression taught us that securing an economic foundation for all workers is a vital prophylactic against division and xenophobia. We must heed that lesson once again.

By Trevor Sutton Andy Green

COVID and Rural America

We think first of hard-hit cities, but rural areas are getting smacked, too, and need a different kind of help.

By Olugbenga Ajilore

Child Poverty and COVID

The tragic cost borne by these invisible Americans.

By Jeff Madrick

A Shock-Proof America

Let's view this moment as a turning point and build the ample social safety net Americans need.

By Jon Cowan James M. Kessler