Credit:  Martin Gardlin



Research, Op-Eds, Commentary, Interviews


Contracting out and Privatization 

Latest:   Firms Linked to Foreign Bribery Have Given Advice on Transit Crisis, CityLimits,                         June 7, 2017


May Day


May Day: Thinking Twice About Automation, Counterpunch, 2017

May Day: a Trade Agreement to Unite Third World and American Workers, Counterpunch, 2016

May Day: the Time for the 8-Hour-Day is Now, CounterPunch, 2015

Workers and Employers and May Day, Counterpunch, 2014

The Promised Land:  Immigration (for Jews)Israeli Style, CounterPunch, 2006





Chetty and Kane:  Biased and Misleading Research, Dressed up Results

Chetty-Adler-AER Correspondence, May 3-7 2014

Review of Measuring the Impacts of Teachers by Chetty et al.  National Education Policy Center, April 10, 2014

findings vs. interpretation in “the long-term impacts of teachers” by chetty et al. education policy analysis archive, February 1, 2013

Education and Poverty, The Boao Review, July, 2013

Grading Teachers, Failing Kids, Counterpunch, Sept. 14, 2012

Scapegoating Teachers, Counterpunch, Feb. 14, 2012





Radio Interview by Tim Hansel, WORT 89.9, WI, May 14, 2014

A Review of “Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality,” Edited by David Cay Johnston, The Boao Review, May 8, 2014

      Chinese Edition


Occupying Wall Street   


A Blueprint for Change, Boao Review, July 2012

      Chinese Edition

How to Occupy Wall Street, Counterpunch, October 25, 2011

Wall Street Revolt, interview and students’ views, SBS Dateline October 6, 2011 (interview: 9:30-11:43)

Without a Debt Deal, Obama Can Make the Rich Pay, Truthdig, July 29, 2010

You Need a Raise, Truthdig, June 1, 2010

‘Say on Pay’ Won’t Prevent Bonus Gluttony, Truthdig (February 18, 2010)

Bringing Overpaid Executives to Heel, The Los Angeles Times (January 4, 2010)

Neo Classical Economics:  International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies, Sage Publications, 2008

Bailing Out Wall Street Won’t Save Main Street

          Counterpunch, September 26, 2008

          Interview, Radio Free Mississippi, September 26, 2008

Employees as Regulators--interview on Tough Talk--CNNfn (February 6, 2003)

1.      Watch the program

2.      Transcript       

Employees as Regulators--The New York Times (January 27, 2003)

How to Reduce Unemployment, Rebuild the Middle Class and Free Ourselves From Wall Street, Counterpunch, October 28, 2009

Keynes:  China’s Greatest Export Counterpunch, November 14, 2008

The Crimes of Microsoft:  Guilty in the US, Just as in Europe-- Counterpunch (October 1, 2007)

Microsoft: Short-Term Savings, Long-Term Headaches--The Los Angeles Times (April 23, 2002)

Microsoft, Interview, All things Considered, November 9, 1999




Labor Day 2011


Labor Day at the New York Times:  Targeting the Post Office, FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, Interview by Janine Jackson, September 30, 2011

Labor Day at the New York Times: Targeting the Post Office, Counterpunch, September 9, 2011


Truthdig articles



A Lesson for Future Presidents and Children

Obamacare’s 787 Moment




04/05 What The New York Times Doesn’t Understand About Taxes

03/21 Whose Side Is the New York Times On, Part 2

03/14 Whose Side Is The New York Times On?

03/09 Beware of Arne Duncan’s Tricks

02/25 Down With Democracy, Let’s Have a King

02/01 How to Be a Billionaire

01/31 Don’t Blame Workers for the Crimes of the Wealthy

01/27 Obfuscating Unemployment

01/19 Chinese Workers Are Not the Enemy

01/19 The Gulag Prisoners of Pennsylvania



12/11 Low Taxes Are the Problem, Not the Solution

11/11 The Elites Are Having a Tea Party

09/29 Cuba by the Numbers

08/20 Schooling Scholars on Classroom Success

07/15 Possible Cause of Death: Privatization

05/17 Happy Days Aren’t Here Again

04/30 Pitting Worker Against Worker

04/21 Borrowing While Poor

04/14 Why You Should Want to Pay Higher Taxes


Topics of the Day

Interview by Pulitzer winning NYT reporter David Cay Johnston, Studio X,  Feb. 11, 2010

Everyone Must Share, Not Just Charlie Rangel, Counterpunch, July 23, 2008

Is Cuba Done with Equality?  Counterpunch, June 10, 2008

Nader in History, NY Post September 21, 2000



Latest:  May 1, 2008


Construction Workers in New York

Latest: February 15, 2008



Latest: October 1 2007


Eminent Domain

Latest: July 16, 2006


Why New York Workers Are Losing Ground

Latest:  Mayor Bloomberg:  Even Worse Than Giuliaini?  CounterPunch and City Mayors, May 9,2006


Working Conditions in the New York Retail Industry



Taxes Are Good For Business


Social Security


Business Improvement Districts


Stardom and Talent

Stardom and Talent,  Handbook of Economics of Art and Culture, Victor Ginsburgh and David Throsby, Editors, Elsevier, B.V.  2006 

Put Stars’ Earnings to Good Use, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 2, 1997

Stardom and Talent, American Economic Review, 1985 


American and European Cities

Ideology and the Structure of American and European Cities, Journal of Urban History, 1995

 The American Dream and Central City Blight Are American, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 1988

The Location of Owners and Renters in the City, Journal of Urban Economics. 1987


Economic Commentary




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