Wages have risen faster than prices since March

By John Stoehr / July 13, 2023 /

It was sheer luck that I noticed this.

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Are we beginning a new era of labor power?

By Noah Berlatsky / December 5, 2022 /

If we’re lucky.

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Wages are dampening inflation, not supercharging it

By Noah Berlatsky / October 21, 2022 /

But status quo elites blame workers. They demand more “discipline” with higher interest rates and higher rates of unemployment.

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Hostility toward migrants weakens our reaction to economic shocks

By Noah Berlatsky / October 3, 2022 /

It’s exacerbated a pandemic situation in which inflation and hiring crises in key industries create chaos and uncertainty.

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Saying that spending hurts the economy doesn’t make it true

By Noah Berlatsky / September 23, 2022 /

It’s false. But, you know, that’s the GOP for you.

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Biden wants to fight inflation by soaking the rich, but centrists and the GOP are in the way

By Noah Berlatsky / July 28, 2022 /

Catering to bloated oligarchs who want to hoover up wealth and power.

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For Biden, a brighter future, perhaps

By Noah Berlatsky / July 14, 2022 /

There’s a reasonable chance that Biden’s approval rating has bottomed out and can start crawling toward something better. 

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The press corps’ teleological storytelling is a problem

By John Stoehr / July 12, 2022 /

It’s a kind of lying.

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The Republicans could help the president with inflation, but that would require helping him

By Noah Berlatsky / June 21, 2022 /

Now the Fed is poised to trigger a recession.

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Most pundits believe history repeats itself. It doesn’t

By John Stoehr / May 24, 2022 /

When it comes to the midterms, keep your own counsel.

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