Thomas Frank with a sharp critique of the Occupy Wall Street movement and its "lazy libertarianism" in The Baffler.
Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone and two writers at The Atlantic write about how badly we have failed to fix our financial system.
Fascinating history-of-ideas comparison of finance and art.
A thoughful look at automation and quality, and what they mean for our economy.
A Jacobiner article from last summer about work and the politics of labor.
Technology Review with some thoughts on how technology is shaping the economy.
An IMF paper that could herald a significant change in their stance on fiscal policy and austerity more generally.
[technical] Steve Keen wrote an excellent article this week on modeling dynamic systems.
[lots of econ jargon but not actually technical] The emminent Robert Solow on the sorry state of macroeconomics--back in 2003.
NELP makes an important point about current labor woes in the USA.
[technical] Important paper from the NBER looking at whether employment is structural or cyclical. (NBER access required; email me if you want a copy.)
[technical] EPI has a paper arguing that skill-biased technological change is not an important driver of wage inequality.
The Atlantic on competition and antitrust in a technological age.
A depressing take on the economics and politics of agrculure in the USA from Washington Monthly.
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