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Our Elites Refuse to Accept Responsibility for Leaving Behind the Left Behind

In short, we have a problem of the government subsidizing the financial industry at the expense of the rest of the country, not a story of the market just leaving some areas behind. 

Dean Baker ·


Unions in the 21st Century: A Potent Weapon Against Inequality

If U.S. unions are even going to get back to 1970 rates of membership, they will have to make inroads into new areas. Part of that story has to mean organizing professional workers.

Jared Bernstein ·



The Washington Post Thinks It Is a New Idea to Tell People to Worry About Mobility and Not Inequality

I suppose in the Age of Trump it is appropriate that the Post has a business columnist determined to flaunt his ignorance

Dean Baker ·


Killing the Myth of the Gig Economy

It seems the gig economy means much more to pundits than to workers.

Dean Baker ·


No You Assholes, Obama Did Not Do It Too

Nobody has done what Trump did last week. To suggest otherwise is simply dishonest.

Dean Baker ·


Roger Lowenstein, F**k Your Stock Portfolio

The value of the stock market does not equal the country’s economic well-being.

Dean Baker ·


In Defense of Larry Kudlow (Sort of)

Of course he was wrong about a host of key economic events.  However, let's not forget that so were most business-page economists

Dean Baker ·

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