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Boeing has used corporate welfare to fund its "villainy."

It’s time to end corporate welfare. Boeing is exhibit A for why.

Washington state leaders in 2013 gave Boeing a jaw-dropping $8.7 billion in tax breaks that are still rolling out to this day.
The problem has only persisted.

Ten years ago, I testified before Congress about drug pricing — and it’s only gotten worse. Here’s what’s wrong, and how we ma...

Jasmin Weaved testified in front of Congress about "out of control" pricing for prescription drugs, but not much has changed.
Zach Silk.

Protests in Chile around subway fare price hikes are just another example of how economic inequality has become a global crisis. But there may be an o...

With all this talk of protests and pitchforks, it's important to remember that there's plenty of good news, too.
Fast-food workers and their supporters join a nationwide protest for higher wages and union rights in Los Angeles, California in this file photo taken November 10, 2015.

There’s a lot of misinformation around the ‘harms’ of a $15 minimum wage. Here’s why it’s really a win for everyone, and...

Watch out: The first day of the new year tends to kick off a flurry of concern-trolling news stories about how the minimum wage is killing jobs.
Baby Yoda from Disney's "The Mandalorian."

Monopolies don’t just threaten the future of America — they change how we watch TV

"If you want a vision of the future of show business, imagine Mickey Mouse's giant yellow shoe stamping on a human face — forever."
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to her supporters after officially filing to be on the ballot for the New Hampshire state primary at the State House on November 13, 2019 in Concord, New Hampshire.

The billionaire backlash to the wealth tax isn’t about money — it’s about power. And our democracy lies in the balance.

"It is no longer possible to choose democracy without also choosing to tax concentrated wealth," says author David Goldstein.
Annie Fadely.

Economic policy ignores women, and it goes back to basic theories developed by men

It's "unsurprising and even predictable that women make up 63% of federal minimum-wage workers but only 5% of CEOs at Fortune 500 firms."

How did unfettered business become a bipartisan issue? Professor Luigi Zingales explains why Democrats and Republicans are both pro-business parties, ...

"It's very bad when, as policymakers, we confuse the interests of a businessman with the interest of the market itself," said the finance professor.
Protesters calling for higher wages for fast-food workers stand outside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland, California December 5, 2013.

Requiring corporations to follow ‘progressive labor standards’ by providing higher wages and better benefits can help even the playing fie...

Critics argued that the increased minimum wage would kill business — especially small business. Zach Silk of Pitchfork Economics says they were wrong.
Founder, Chairman, CEO, and President of Amazon Jeff Bezos gives a thumbs up as he speaks during an event about Blue Origin's space exploration plans in Washington, US on May 9, 2019.

In favor of the wealth tax: The tax code doesn’t fully comprehend how the wealthiest Americans make their money, and it’s hurting everyone...

Paul Constant, Pitchfork Economics podcast's cohost, argues that our system values assets over labor, which favors the wealthiest Americans.