Stories by Thomas Palley

Thomas Palley is the founder of the Economics for Democratic & Open Societies Project. Read more of his work at www.thomaspalley.com. subscribe to Thomas Palley's feed

Posted on: Aug 28, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Many economists are saying that oil markets are working as they should, but their arguments are weak.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2008, Source: Thomaspalley.com

The Iron-ore industry was already concentrated in the hands of a few mega-firms -- now it will be an even smaller group.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2008, Source: Project Syndicate

The scale of the oil price spike exceeds normal demand and supply factors, pointing to the role of speculation.

Posted on: May 8, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Home mortgage deductions and other bennies for homeowners are supposed to help the middle class, but they're actually burying it.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The truth is they have become a curse for Democrats and not an asset.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The capture of Keynesianism has been a gradual process.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The Fed's decision to grant Wall Street access to special borrowing facilities constitutes a massive subsidy to the irresponsible.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Either of the front-runners could own Edwards' position on economic justice.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Does change mean sticking with the political playing field we now have and just putting in a new quarterback?

Posted on: Oct 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

At their heart, Hillary Clinton's economics, like Bill's before her, are based on the false premise that America can't afford a robust social safety net.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, captured the new rules of the global economy when he talked of ideally having "every plant you own on a barge."