Stories by Jeff Faux

Jeff Faux is the founder and former president of the Economic Policy Institute and the author of the new book,  The Servant Economy: Where America's Elite is Sending the Middle Class.  subscribe to Jeff Faux's feed

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016, Source: The Nation

It’s a repressive theocracy, but Iran is no threat to the United States and is a staunch opponent of jihadi groups like ISIL and al-Qaeda.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Democrats must start mobilizing their own agenda now. And the first step is to face the truth about Obama's record.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Wall Street's involvement in the charter school movement is presented as an act of philanthropy, but it's really about greed.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

America's 1% are in harmony on the matter that concerns them most -- who gets the biggest slice of the pie.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2009, Source: The Nation

Thanks to the people who brought you the Great Recession, the next Mexican revolution may come closer to home than you think.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2008, Source: The Nation

A huge pyramid of debt was made possible by thirty years of relentless deregulation of financial markets.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2007, Source: The Nation

How Citigroup/Banamex got control of an entire airline from the Mexican Government for a song, and paid for it, in part, out of huge subsidies it receives from ... the Mexican government.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2006, Source:

After years of ignoring the social contract, this elite gathering may soon find their reign is coming to an end.