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There was a steady stream of post office customers dropping off mail including their tax forms at the Pembroke Pines, Fla., Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The post office placed signs on the mail boxes to inform patrons about times. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
June 6, 2014 | Smart Charts

When it comes to financing the public sector, who bears the burden is the crucial question. Continue reading

Joseph E. Stiglitz
May 28, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz on why America’s future prosperity depends on tax reform today. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

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April 25, 2014 | Perspectives

Piketty’s book is simultaneously intellectually rigorous, historically grounded, culturally nuanced and, in important respects, politically visionary. Continue reading

Thomas Piketty at the CUNY forum with Paul Krugman, Joseph Stiglitz and Steven Durlauf, April 2014. (CUNY Forum, youtube)
April 15, 2014 | Blog

The French economist answered this and other questions about Capital in the Twenty-First Century at a forum last week. Watch video of the event here. Continue reading

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January 11, 2013

The New York Times columnist details the catastrophic impact of the economic downturn as well as avenues to recovery — should Washington be wise enough to take them. Continue reading

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January 10, 2013

The New York Times columnist discusses President Obama’s Treasury pick, and why he’s okay with not being chosen. Continue reading