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.
By this expert
You’re Living in a World Wrought by the Federal Reserve. Notice Anything Wrong?
In her new book, veteran Wall Street watcher and economist Nomi Prins warns that central bank strategies deployed since the financial crisis are destroying the real economy, worsening inequality, and creating societal chaos.
New Research Shows “Hostile Sexism” in Congress Thwarts Female Leaders. Just Ask Janet Yellen.
The debilitating challenges women face in being heard are detrimental to economic prosperity and to democracy itself.
How Corporations “Get Away With Murder” to Inflate Prices on Rent, Food, and Electricity
Antitrust expert Hal Singer shows how big businesses in certain industries are taking advantage of inflation worries to jack up prices far beyond their cost increases, all the while raking in robber-baron profits.
Economist Offers Stark Climate Reality Check. Plus a Bit of Science-Based Hope.
In a new book, Alligators in the Arctic and How To Avoid Them, Peter Dorman shows how flawed academic models, faulty assumptions and unrealistic schemes grossly underestimate what’s needed to stop catastrophic warming. He argues for a straightforward carbon emission budget – plus the active citizenship required to fight big businesses that want to keep doing business as usual. Lynn Parramore explores his findings and talks to the economist about the path forward.
Featuring this expert
How to Show Up for Your Own Presentation
Veteran writer and public speaker Lynn Parramore gives you three keys to sharing your research with an audience. Quell the fear, banish the boredom, and light the fire!
Can America Survive the Rule of a “Stupified Plutocracy”?
Donald Trump, democracy, and how the wealthy crush the American Dream
Lynn Parramore on "The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen"
Lynn Parramore discusses her INET articles, “America is Regressing into a Developing Nation for Most People,” and “The Corporate Plan to Groom US Kids for Servitude by Wiping out Public Schools.”
Richard Eskow Interviews Lynn Parramore
“The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow” talks to Lynn Parramore about her INET piece on public education.