Noah Berlatsky

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

Will AI overthrow its capitalist overlords?

March 2, 2023 /

The fear of Bing is fear of a worker revolution, writes Noah Berlatsky.

‘Culture-war issues’ are human-rights issues worth fighting for

February 23, 2023 /

Remember this, Democrats.

Nice words are nice

February 16, 2023 /

Corporate leaders say they care.

The GOP is coming for your Social Security and Medicare

February 8, 2023 /

The GOP is coming for your Social Security and Medicare. 

With SNAP proposal, Iowa Republicans reveal contempt for the ‘undeserving’ poor

February 1, 2023 /

A chance to take food out of their mouths, writes Noah Berlatsky.

Nick Bostrom’s perfect congruence with bigotry

January 24, 2023 /

How effective altruism buttresses the suffering of the world.

The Biden administration moves to end noncompete agreements and the exploitation of workers

January 18, 2023 /

They are widespread in many industries, as is their abuse.

Secure Act is a good but small step in relieving student debt

January 9, 2023 /

It treats student loan payments like retirement payments.

Worshiping the elevated rational choices of the rich is no way to a better world

December 22, 2022 /

Many effective altruists are sincere and want to do good but …

Republicans don’t serve their states. They immiserate them

December 19, 2022 /

Why are people from states with the worst child poverty problems determined to kill the Child Tax Credit expansion program?