An ‘Electrifying’ Economist’s Guide to the Recovery

Mariana Mazzucato, a professor who has the ears of world leaders and chief executives, envisions a post-pandemic world that redefines what is valued.

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Showing Us How Capitalism Is Amazing, and Inadequate

Why big business needs big government and vice versa.

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Book Review: ‘Bland Fanatics,’ by Pankaj Mishra

Mishra’s “Bland Fanatics” argues that many of liberalism’s exalted ideas have collapsed.

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Whole Foods Founder: ‘The Whole World Is Getting Fat’

John Mackey, who espouses a high-minded version of capitalism, sold his upscale grocery chain to Amazon.

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Stakeholder Capitalism Gets a Report Card. It’s Not Good.

The pandemic and the movement for racial justice have tested corporate pledges to elevate social concerns alongside shareholder interests. A new study finds companies are failing to follow through.

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A Free Market Manifesto That Changed the World, Reconsidered

Milton Friedman’s libertarian economics influenced presidents and inspired “greed is good.” So what did Friedman get right — and wrong? Today’s business leaders and economists weigh in.

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What Will Happen to the Republican Party if Trump Loses in 2020?

The party looks brain-dead at every spot Trump touches. But off in the corners, there’s a lot of intellectual ferment.

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The Future of American Liberalism

What Biden can learn from F.D.R.

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12 Artists On: The Financial Crisis

As the pandemic continues to derail the global economy, artists share works that reflect on uncertainty, capitalism and racial injustice.

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What Private Equity Reveals About the Myth of Free Markets

The industry has led to more than 1.3 million job losses in the last decade. Neoliberal ideology is to blame.

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What The N.B.A. Can Teach Us About Fixing Income Inequality

While nobody was looking, the N.B.A. figured out how to fight inequality.

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If Black Lives Really Matter to the Rich, Philanthropy Isn’t Enough

Philanthropy alone won’t save the American dream.

#capitalism-theory-and-philosophy, #high-net-worth-individuals, #income-inequality, #philanthropy, #united-states-economy

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The Activist Investor Done With Finance

Jeff Ubben is leaving the hedge fund he founded for a new venture focused on “inclusive capitalism.” He thinks traditional finance is played out.

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Why Isn’t the Stock Market Reading the Room?

The nation is in crisis, but it’s not the market’s job to care.

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Coronavirus Exposes a G.O.P. Divide: Is the Market Always Supreme?

A growing push by lawmakers and policy experts on the right is challenging some of the small-government, free-market tenets at the heart of the Republican Party’s agenda.

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