Our Society is Unequal By Design

Our Society is Unequal By Design

A new book from veteran researcher Dean Baker looks at the rigged rules that drive wealth to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands.

New IPS Proposal Would Scrap Most of the Deficit

Without trimming the safety net, an Institute for Policy Studies framework would shrink the federal budget deficit by $881 billion per year while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.

Scram!

Scram!

As it graduates from college, Generation Y has a chance to become the Global Generation.

Is Europe Over?

What made Europe a compelling political, economic, and social alternative wedged between Anglo-American free marketeers and Soviet nomenklatura is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.

Cut Deficit, Increase Militarization?

Cut Deficit, Increase Militarization?

The planned cuts to the bloated U.S. military budget in the debt ceiling deal are long overdue, but lawmakers will likely slash civilian U.S. foreign policy instruments before they significantly reduce military spending.