Edition 119

The Economics of Power

By K. Sabeel Rahman

April 14, 2016

Increasing economic inequality is not just about changes in the workforce. K. Sabeel Rahman explains why it is also about a shift in the ba

The Economics of Power

Increasing economic inequality is not just about changes in the workforce. K. Sabeel Rahman explains why it is also about a shift in the ba


This Is Sweden Calling

Read what one Swede thinks of her country’s new number (international rates do not apply).


Warning: Respectability Politics May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Veronica Womack writes about a belief that might literally be making Black Americans sick.


Opening Doors (and Accounts) at Tax Time

Michal Grinstein-Weiss and Jane Oliphant argue that filing taxes should be a time for opportunity and access, not anguish.


Where Are the Girls?

And why, asks Jane Greenway Carr, aren’t more in positions of political and pecuniary power?


The Wider Message of Robo ScarJo

Bad news for those who thought a creepy celebrity-look-alike robot wouldn’t have wide-ranging legal and ethical implications.