Inequality

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

Our Divided Education System

Vocational training—to the near-exclusion of all else—now sometimes begins in ninth grade. It makes a kind of sense, but...really?

By Clara Bates

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

Dignity Included

The passing of Initiative 77 tomorrow would mean the political recognition of a value that restaurant owners have been reaping for free.

By Stuart Whatley

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