Economics

Taming the Economy

The story of fiscal and monetary policy over the last 60 years is the story of what government can and should do to the economy.

By James Surowiecki

Welcome to the Winning Middle-Out Era

The lesson from the midterm elections is to keep doing popular things that help working people.

By Nick Hanauer

Can Fintech Really Save Us?

Many believe that fintech is our best shot at democratizing wealth. The history is more complicated.

By James Ledbetter

Rethinking Arthur Burns, the “Worst” Fed Chair in History

An inflation-fighting strategy for today might come from the most unlikely of sources.

By Chris Hughes

Antimonopoly: A Master Narrative for Democracy?

How Biden’s fight against monopoly can guide his party to victory, and empower American to build a truly better future.

By Barry C. Lynn