Aaron Freedman

Aaron Freedman is Communications Strategist and Economics Editor at the Institute for New Economic Thinking 

Before joining INET, Aaron was a Senior Account Executive at the communications firm BerlinRosen, where he drove earned and social media strategy and developed content for non-profit research and advocacy groups including the Russell Sage Foundation, Color Of Change, The Intercept, and others.

Aaron was previously a researcher for New York Times economics writer Louis Uchitelle’s book Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters (The New Press, 2017). He also worked as a research assistant for Columbia University political scientist Ester Fuchs and sociologist Michael Schudson, the latter on his book The Rise of the Right to Know: Politics and the Culture of Transparency, 1945-1975 (Harvard University Press, 2015).

Aaron has a B.A. from Swarthmore College in History and Political Science. 

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Article | Jun 11, 2019

Ben Power, who adapted the play “The Lehman Trilogy,” talks about the eponymous family’s role in the creation and destruction of American wealth

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Article | May 21, 2019

One of America’s leading socialists discusses how a collectively owned economy would be structured, the limits of the welfare state, and what Keynes understood that Marx didn’t

Can Markets Corrode Relationships?

Article | Mar 25, 2019

Kristen Ghodsee discusses her research on how love and relationships function under socialism and capitalism, and what economists miss about the rise of right-wing populism in Eastern Europe

Do Real Estate Markets Make Our Cities Less Livable?

Article | Mar 4, 2019

Author Samuel Stein talks about how capitalism shapes housing and what economists have in common with city planners