Government & Politics
Aug 2, 2018
Places hit hardest by austerity cuts were more likely to vote for UKIP and Leave
Jul 18, 2018
Journalist Steven Brill discusses how the U.S. lost sight of the common good
Jul 25, 2018
James Galbraith says academic economics is in need of radical reform
Jun 22, 2018
When politics is defined in terms of “populism” vs. “the mainstream,” the possibility for real economic reform is diminished.
Jun 14, 2018
The election of Italy’s right-wing, populist government exposes the economic and democratic shortcomings of the European project and its nationalist rivals
Jun 20, 2018
70 years ago today, Edward A. Tenenbaum helped pull off an astounding feat—successfully reforming Germany’s currency after World War II
Jun 19, 2018
By evading regulation of credit default swaps, the major U.S. banks put taxpayers—and the entire economy—at risk
Jun 13, 2018
In a complex world, we’ll experience more “black swans”, and the things that standard economic models assumed away will matter much more.
Mar 20, 2018
The renowned linguist, cognitive scientist, and historian on where we stand as an economy, as a country, and as human beings
Mar 15, 2018
What 200 Years of Government Interventions in Financial Markets Can Tell Us
Mar 14, 2018
Reflections on the Radical Vision of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Major Speech
Feb 23, 2018
In the face of laissez-faire capitalism at home and resurgent nationalism across the globe, INET offers an innovative look at the causes of—and solutions for—the problems that ail a fissuring world economy.
Feb 28, 2018
Economist Olugbenga Ajilore shows the high cost of the American government’s arming of local police with military weapons, which has exacerbated lethal use of force against black communities
Feb 15, 2018
France, like many Western European countries, has strong campaign finance laws and a vibrant multiparty system. Yet even there, money has had a corrosive effect on democracy, as private donations have an outsized impact on electoral outcomes.
The current crisis is the culmination of a process of integration that has profoundly changed the structure of each member state, their inter-relations and their power relations. One of its side effects was the rediscovery of the terms ‘centre’ and ‘periphery’ to analyse the economic situations of the European countries.