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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This Take on Humanity’s Future Might Blow Your Mindset

Article | Oct 17, 2019

Author Jeremy Lent argues that western conceptual frameworks with roots in the Stone Age push us towards disaster. Time to let them go?

The Sacrificial Rites of Capitalism We Don’t Talk About

Article | Aug 26, 2019

Author Supritha Rajan argues that self-interested competition may be the official line, but it’s far from the whole story

A Plan for Earth’s Survival that Can Survive U.S. Politics?

Article | Jul 30, 2019

Economist James K. Boyce explains how to fight climate change and rising income inequality in one shot

After Over Three Decades, Rebel Economist Breaks Through to Washington. Here’s How He Did It.

Article | Jul 1, 2019

The idea that businesses are run to maximize profits for shareholders is just plain wrong, says William Lazonick

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How to Show Up for Your Own Presentation

Video | Jun 5, 2019

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”?

Video | Oct 24, 2018

Donald Trump, democracy, and how the wealthy crush the American Dream

Lynn Parramore on "The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen"

News May 9, 2018

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

News Apr 24, 2018

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