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Elizabeth Warren Proposes a Second New Deal

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
Her new bill would compel corporations to dump “maximizing shareholder value” and put worker representatives on their boards.

China’s Bigger Economic Threat

Walden Bello The Nation
Would the US be better off helping stabilize the Chinese economy, rather than gearing up for a trade war?

How Costa Rica Gets It Right

Joseph E. Stiglitz Project Syndicate
How has a country of under five million become a world leader in democratic, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth? The answer lies in its people's belief in focusing on the welfare of all citizens.

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The Monopolization of America. Hidden Meanings Behind Childish Gambino's 'This Is America.' Rudy Giuliani's Confessions. Why Hawaii Volcano Is a Unique Disaster. A Woman's Fury Holds Lifetimes of Wisdom.

The Monopolization of America

Robert Reich takes a take an in-depth look at antitrust laws in the United States and explains how corporate giants have come to dominate the American economy and politics.

What’s Been Stopping the Left?

Dani Rodrik Project Syndicate
If progressive political parties had pursued a bolder agenda in the face of widening inequality and deepening economic anxiety, perhaps the rise of right-wing, nativist political movements might have been averted. So why didn't they?
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