economy

It's the Economists, Stupid

How an obsession with markets has produced rising inequality and undermined democracy.

By Isabel Sawhill

The Democracy Poll: Americans and the Economy

Our first-ever poll produces some encouraging results—but also shows that some old modes of thought die hard.

By The Editors

Automation Nation? Exaggeration!

No, robots won’t cause mass unemployment. But our failure to prepare people for the high-end service economy could be a real disaster.

By Stephen Rose Ruy Teixeira

Pay Them More

Listen to Democracy board member Nick Hanauer's straight talk in this BBC interview about why workers are angry.

By The Editors

Obama's Uncertain Legacy

A presidency of great symbolic value had both ups and downs. But Obama's greatest achievements now hang in the balance.

By William Galston