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Lynn Parramore

Lynn Parramore is Senior Research Analyst at the Institute for New Economic Thinking. A cultural theorist who studies the intersection of culture and economics, she is Contributing Editor at AlterNet, where she received the Bill Moyers/Schumann Foundation fellowship in journalism for 2012. She is also a frequent contributor to Reuters, Al Jazeera, Salon, Huffington Post, and other outlets. Her first book of cultural history, Reading the Sphinx (Palgrave Macmillan) was named a “Notable Scholarly Book for 2008” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. A web entrepreneur, Parramore is co-founder of the Next New Deal (formerly New Deal 2.0) blog of the Roosevelt Institute, where she served as media fellow from 2009-2011, and she is also co-founder of Recessionwire.com, and founding editor of IgoUgo.com. Parramore received her doctorate from New York University in 2007. She has taught writing and semiotics at NYU and has collaborated with some of the country’s leading economists her ebooks, including “Corporations for the 99%” with William Lazonick and “New Economic Visions” with Gar Alperovitz. In 2011, she co-edited a key documentary book on the Occupy movement: The 99%: How the Occupy Movement is Changing America.

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How Bill Cosby, Obama and Mega-preachers Sold Economic Snake Oil to Black America

Article | May 2, 2018

It’s time to connect political violence with economic violence.

The Corporate Plan to Groom U.S. Kids for Servitude by Wiping Out Public Schools

Article | Apr 6, 2018

Training first-world children for a third-world life 

The Hidden Network That Propelled Civil Rights in America

Article | Apr 5, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders relied on black entrepreneurs to make their work possible

Noam Chomsky on the Populist Groundswell, U.S. Elections, the Future of Humanity, and More

Article | Mar 20, 2018

The renowned linguist, cognitive scientist, and historian on where we stand as an economy, as a country, and as human beings

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Richard Eskow Interviews Lynn Parramore

News Apr 24, 2018

“The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow” talks to Lynn Parramore about her INET piece on public education.

Reawakening

From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Conference #INET2017 | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.

New Economic Thinkers Transforming Our World

Makers and Takers in the Political Season | A conversation with Rana Foroohar

Event Discussion | Mar 20, 2016

The Institute for New Economic Thinking hosts an exclusive luncheon and conversation with Lynn Parramore, Senior Research Analyst at the Institute and Reuters columnist, and Rana Foroohar, TIME Assistant Managing Editor and Economic Columnist, and Global Economic Correspondent at CNN.