Noah Berlatsky

Noah Berlatsky writes about the political economy for the Editorial Board. He lives in Chicago. Find him @nberlat.

Populism isn’t about popular policies

March 27, 2024 / Comments Off on Populism isn’t about popular policies

That’s the whole point, writes Noah Berlatsky.

Progressive opposition to fighting Putin in Ukraine undermines progressive goals

March 8, 2024 /

If we refuse to help, we aren’t saving funds to create a safety net at home. We’re handing fascists a huge win, writes Noah Berlatsky

Biden’s economic record? Successful, not transformative

May 3, 2023 /

Because of obstruction, Biden was unable to make his most ambitious programs permanent, writes Noah Berlatsky.

There’s no such thing as a competent authoritarian

April 24, 2023 /

DeSantis wouldn’t be better or worse than Trump.

Pity Howard Schultz, the poor billionaire

April 14, 2023 /

A Senate committee was mean to him.

Where’s that recession at?

April 5, 2023 /

We should focus on programs, not predictions, writes Noah Berlatsky.

Punish the hungry?

March 28, 2023 /

Free school lunches work, writes Noah Berlatsky.

The White House should include education and health care in its fight against hidden fees

March 21, 2023 /

They warp whole sectors of the economy, writes Noah Berlatsky.

Help for rich depositors? Yes. For student loan debtors? No

March 13, 2023 /

The Silicon Valley Bank fiasco reveals who counts in America.

We can’t enforce our way out of a child labor crisis

March 8, 2023 /

A well-regulated labor market is needed, writes Noah Berlatsky.