Jeff Faux

Jeff Faux was the founder, and is now distinguished fellow, of the Economic Policy Institute.


Jason Schneider

What will it take to restore the popular faith in government that a green transition requires? Read more

Green New Deal

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The impeachment hearings must be continued, to follow the evidence wherever it leads. Read more



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Democrats need more than compassionate policies for refugees. They need a policy to deal with the immigrant flow itself. Read more

Civil Rights in America

Mexico’s decidedly leftist new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is taking on the business-political-criminal elite that has dominated his nation, and drenched it in bloodshed, for the past 40 years. Read more

Economic Policy

López Obrador’s victory ousted Mexico’s establishment. If U.S. and Canadian progressives work with him, they just might create a more democratic continent. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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It’s the United States that has unleashed the chain of violence that has forced thousands of refugees to seek asylum here. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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It was the party’s neoliberalism that did it in. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The war against the Islamic State has become a disastrous, unwinnable quagmire.  Read more

America and the World

A scene from corporate America circa 2014.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Why do we assume those who study money cannot be corrupted by it?  Read more

Money, Politics and Power



Obituaries of the environmental populist have dismissed his 1980 presidential run as a quirky personal misadventure. It was more than that. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The country's presidential elections are a referendum on the drug war. Read more

America and the World

Liberals must face the stark truth: Both parties have agreed to sacrifice the middle. Read more

Economic Policy

The boast that American workers are naturally superior to other workers and would therefore “win” in any fair competition is problematic at best and at worst, a pander to our national delusion of exceptionalism. Read more

America and the World

Saving middle-class America will require a radically different conception of trade and the national interest. Read more

Special Report

In the 1970s, Wall Street and its economists defeated manufacturing. Read more

Special Report

We've relied on a robust dollar to see us through the crisis, but that cushion is about to disappear. Read more


The uncouth bankers who brought down Bear Stearns make for an entertaining story. But the real responsibility for the crisis lies elsewhere. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Half a million Mexicans will cross the border annually for the next 15 years. Here's a plan to enable them to stay home. Read more


Do liberals need to rethink their outlook on globalization? Two progressive economists debate. Read more