class, Economy, inequality, Social Problems

Opinion: What’s Really Radical? Not Taxing the Rich It’s time to reverse the extreme upward redistribution of the last 40 years. A house is the biggest asset that most families own. If middle-class families can pay an annual tax on their main source of wealth, wealthy families can, too, says David Leonhardt. by David Leonhardt. Opinion Columnist Feb. 3, 2019

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Corporations, Economy, Social Problems, Technology

The Hidden Automation Agenda of the Davos Elite. This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where business leaders’ public positions on automation’s impact on workers did not match the views they shared privately. Image: This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where business leaders’ public positions on automation’s impact on workers did not match the views they shared privately. By Kevin Roose Jan. 25, 2019

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Corporations, Economy, Social Problems

Workers on Corporate Boards? Germany’s Had Them for Decades. Elizabeth Warren’s plan to give workers a voice on corporate boards isn’t radical. “Co-determination” has a long history, and America should embrace it. By Susan R. Holmberg… Dr. Holmberg is a political economist and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. Jan. 6, 2019

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