wealth distribution

Dec 7, 2011

Mind the OECD credibility gap

Andrew Jackson
Further to Toby's post, the OECD report on inequality is worth a careful read. It bolsters, through careful analysis, two key arguments long advanced by the labour movement and progressive economists.
Dec 6, 2011

OECD on inequality

Toby Sanger
Following concern expressed by the IMF, the Conference Board and thousands of protesters around the world, the OECD has just released an extensive 400-page report on the problem of growing inequality.
Nov 23, 2011

Closing accounts with Wall Street megabanks

Occupy protesters marched on local branches of banks, so participants could close their accounts, and others could hold teach-ins to discuss the problems created by these unaccountable institutions.
Nov 18, 2011

Challenging capitalism: A 12-step program

Marc Lee
A year ago, I posted "What are the game changers?", an attempt at sparking some strategic thinking for the left. After a month of Occupation, I want to put some of these ideas back on the table.
Nov 16, 2011

After the Occupy Wall Street raid

We got word just after 1 a.m. Tuesday that New York City police were raiding the Occupy Wall Street encampment. I raced down with the Democracy Now! news team to Zuccotti Park.
Nov 4, 2011

New Philanthropy in conservative times

Philanthropy literally means love of man, or humanity. You don't sense much of that in the New version, though there's lots of self-praise, and a sense of power through the ability to micromanage.
Nov 4, 2011

Occupying the Lang and O'Leary Exchange

Armine Yalnizyan
Starting today I will be on a regular weekly biz panel for the Lang and O'Leary show. A cool opportunity to bring a progressive perspective into perhaps the most neoliberal Punch and Judy show.


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