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by Imara Jones on April 11 2013, 8:19AM
Despite aspirational images in popular media, the community’s real economic profile reveals the cost of perfectly legal job discrimination.
by Imara Jones on April 5 2013, 12:00PM
Another example of the massive gap between reality and the discussion in the Beltway.
by Imara Jones on April 5 2013, 9:51AM
The continent may have entered a new phase in its history. How? By focusing on healthy people and local investment.
by Imara Jones on March 28 2013, 6:00AM
The president officially acquiesced to the GOP’s economic hostage taking this week, again.
by Imara Jones on March 8 2013, 10:08AM
Don’t break out the fireworks yet.
by Imara Jones on March 8 2013, 8:24AM
Three more equitable alternatives to modern capitalism’s self-destructive values.
Topics: Economic Justice
by Imara Jones on March 1 2013, 8:46AM
A cruel chaos will unfold as billions of dollars in federal spending are chopped, starting today. But that chaos was always the real goal.
by Imara Jones on February 13 2013, 10:17AM
We’re two weeks away from yet another crop of austerity measures that make the sorts of ideas laid out in President Obama’s State of the Union simply impossible.
by Imara Jones on February 8 2013, 8:57AM
In his annual address to Congress on Tuesday, the president will consider the state of our union. His first assessment must be of himself and his relationship to House Republicans.
by Imara Jones on January 11 2013, 11:05AM
No one can argue that Lew isn’t infinitely qualified for the job. But given Lew’s nomination, we’re not likely to get a Treasury Secretary who fights for everyone’s economic opportunity.
by Imara Jones on January 9 2013, 10:02AM
Slavery as revenge fantasy is a far cry from the ugly truth: Slavery as the economic engine that created the inequitable world in which we still live.
by Imara Jones on December 21 2012, 10:06AM
Current fiscal policy has hardened a racial caste system in the U.S. And if we won’t name it, we can’t fix it.
by Imara Jones on December 11 2012, 10:19AM
Imara Jones argues that the core problem with how government taxes and spends is that the poor are actually the ones subsidizing the rich.