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Lynn Parramore

Lynn Parramore

Lynn Parramore is Senior Research Analyst at the Institute for New Economic Thinking.  She is also a frequent contributor to Reuters, Al Jazeera, Salon, Huffington Post, and other outlets. Her first book of cultural history, Reading the Sphinx (Palgrave Macmillan) was named a “Notable Scholarly Book for 2008” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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The Pandemic Is Exacerbating an Already Dire Mental Health Crisis

It's time to prioritize mental well-being to avoid far-reaching economic and social consequences.

Lynn Parramore ·


Welcome to the Emergency Room. A Wall Street Honcho Will Decide Your Treatment.

Doctors and medical experts say private equity firms and profiteering corporations are putting American lives at risk and compromising the practice of medicine.

Lynn Parramore ·


On Deregulation and Covid Masks, Libertarians Are Loud. On Female Liberty, Deafening Silence

A libertarian is someone who will defend a woman's right not to wear a medical mask during a pandemic, but inexplicably holds that choices about her body, her health, her economic situation, and her entire life trajectory, belong to the government.

Lynn Parramore ·


Libertarians and the Vaccine: Give Me Liberty and Give Them Death

If libertarians wish to maintain their self-centered fixation on their own freedoms without considering others, let them do so—in indefinite quarantine from the rest of us.

Lynn Parramore ·


Stock Buybacks Stand in the Way of Biden's Infrastructure Plan

Hedge fund managers are pushing American firms to play Wall Street games instead of investing in technologies of the future. China doesn't have that problem.

Lynn Parramore ·


Meet the "New Koch Brothers"–the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America’s Green New Deal

Players on Wall Street have been torpedoing our chances of averting environmental catastrophe for years.

Lynn Parramore ·


Is America's Current Capitalist System Equipped To Handle the Potential Tsunami of Despair After COVID?

Only a serious reform of American capitalism can address the kind of distress and insecurity so severe that it kills. Is the country ready for this critical shot in the arm?

Lynn Parramore ·

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