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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"There should be a ban on company insiders selling their stock as long as they are getting subsidized, because it creates conflicts of interest," writes Parramore. Views
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Stock Buybacks Stand in the Way of Biden's Infrastructure Plan
President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure and climate proposal has a lot of people excited, and no wonder. Americans are sick of being stuck with frazzled electric grids, foul drinking water, falling bridges, far too many left out of prosperity, and feeling that the country’s global status is...
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These guys are blocking their fellow Americans from the chance to leave their kids a safe, sustainable world. (Photo: Getty/Stock Photo/Image Source) Views
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Meet the "New Koch Brothers"–the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America’s Green New Deal
Think the government should do more to deal with climate change? You’re not alone—so do most Americans, according to a 2020 Pew poll . With Biden in the White House and Democrats controlling Congress, plans to get moving on some form of a Green New Deal could finally emerge. The Texas blackout...
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Unemployed businesswoman depressed sitting on a path due to company bankrupted while coronavirus spreading situation. (Photo: Stock photo/Getty/Kiyoshi Hijiki) Views
Friday, February 05, 2021
Is America's Current Capitalist System Equipped To Handle the Potential Tsunami of Despair After COVID?
Long before the virus, many Americans were sinking under waves of despair. Without transformative policies, that despair, with the added fuel of the pandemic, may turn into a tsunami. The aftermath could leave communities under rubble for decades to come. Just in the 21 st century, Americans have...
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