The global recession has had political consequences across the world, but nowhere greater than in the periphery of Europe. In response, a massive wave of resistance erupted across the continent.Europe in Revoltis a gripping and authoritative account of the uprisings against extreme austerity. The... More Info
Over the course of the last two decades, governments around the world implemented a fundamental shift in the mainstream economic policy and ushered in a period of globalization. These changes, which are commonly known as "neo-conservative," were resisted by a range of social forces, from workers to... More Info
As middle-class incomes stagnate in advanced economies while the rich experience record income gains, the 11th semi-annual Munk Debate pits wealth redistribution supporters Paul Krugman and George Papandreou, against Newt Gingrich and Arthur Laffer to debate taxation — should the rich pay more?... More Info
Placing GLBT people at the center of the history of the twentieth century, Vicki L. Eaklor’s Queer America: A People’s GLBT History of the United States is a major new effort to popularize a long-overlooked chapter in the American experience.
Monica Prasad’s powerful demand-side hypothesis addresses three questions: Why does the United States have more poverty than any other developed country? Why did it experience an attack on state intervention in the 1980s, known today as the neoliberal revolution? And why did it recently suffer... More Info