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Book Reviews

Independent Publishers Book Award,
2010, Gold Medal

 

 

 

Research, Op-Eds, Commentary, Interviews

 

Education

 

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, August 7, 2013

 

Inequality

 

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

Workers and Employers and May Day, Counterpunch, May Day, 2014

 

Occupying Wall Street   

 

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

--Listen

--Transcript

 

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

 

2013

A Lesson for Future Presidents and Children

Obamacare’s 787 Moment

 

 

2011

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

 

2010

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

 

Immigration

Latest:  May 1, 2008

 

Construction Workers in New York

Latest: February 15, 2008

 

Antitrust

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

 

Contracting out and Privatization 

Latest:  Sometimes, government is the answer, The Los Angeles Times, March 4, 2006

Working Conditions in the New York Retail Industry

 

 

Taxes Are Good For Business

    

Social Security

 

Business Improvement Districts

 

Stardom and Talent

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

        

Economic Commentary

 

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