Taking matters into their own hands are cities in China, squatters in America, and women in Togo.
One Ancient Greek — wise Solon — was hip to the land issue. By following him, modern Greeks could fix their economy.
Green Roundup — A judge stands up to dammers and a Rust Belt leader stands up against speculation, for sustainability.
Your brain does things without even telling you, like assuming falsehoods and yielding to social pressure. Can justice help?
The worth of Earth — Who’s supposed to get it? Who’s getting it now? Does sharing it depend upon democracy?
The banks got more bailout than imagined, but don’t pay back the favor to borrowers. Paying folks directly would work better.
Reproduction is just one way that economies are living systems, like ecosystems and infinitely variable like kaleidoscopes.
Prominent researchers propose making highways into toll roads with the proceeds to go to residents living nearby.
If any field is a pseudoscience, it’s economics, infected by fear of the propertied. Who’s an economic scientist?
The notion of lowering the voting age enjoys universal support in my household. My son, 15, and daughter, 11, are all for it; my wife, an education-reform activist who champions the urgent need for kids to be listened to and […]
Public budgets can make ends meet, if only politicians would recover the values that public projects create.
Over 600 million Indians did without electricity recently, as the nation’s power sector teeters on bankruptcy.
On the peace front, good news — an editorial from a major paper and a fine upon a contractor from the Justice Dept.
Amazon makes lemonade out of bitter lemons by accepting the sales tax and out-competing physical book stores.
Winning Olympic gold raises US tax liability. But what should gov’t tax, if anything? How about our common wealth?