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Issue: Monopoly Nation

Issue number: 3

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Do Walmart and Amazon's logistics triumphs reveal a path forward for a centrally planned economy? Read more

Economic Policy

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How neoliberals captured the machinery of the state to keep citizens from regulating markets Read more

Books

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Oxford University Press

A new biography connects the life and work of the great radical historian of capitalism. Read more

Books

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Entrenched power is the problem. What can be done about it? Read more

Law and Justice

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If they have the smarts, Democrats can prevent a schism in the progressive coalition, and turn the Green New Deal into a jobs machine for workers displaced from the carbon economy. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Mary Parsons

The invisible hand is more like a thumb on the scale for the world’s elites. That’s why market fundamentalism has been unmasked as bogus economics but keeps winning politically. Read more

Economic Policy

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They’re shaping our market, our democracy—our entire reality. If we’re going to fix them, we need to understand them. Read more

Economic Policy

How today’s antitrust law strengthens top-down corporate control and weakens democratic cooperation Read more

Economic Policy

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Insulin is a 100-year-old drug whose wholesale price has tripled in ten years. The reasons why explain everything wrong with America’s broken prescription drug market. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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When the Roberts Court all but nullified the Voting Rights Act, it said the pre-1965 practices were long gone. New hearings by the House make clear: They’re back. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The Trump administration has proposed to adjust how we measure poverty, in an ill-disguised attempt to cut benefit levels. Read more

Economic Policy

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"The problem is a government that won't get in the fight on the side of the people."  Read more

Economic Policy

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Today's teens are likely to be even more progressive than the millennials who voted in 2018, but will they show up? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The elections to the European Parliament halted the rise of the far right but produced more fragmentation—and that’s not good enough. Read more

America and the World