Articles and Reports on Economic Justice, 2013
(Also see Articles and reports from 2012, 2011, 2010 and before, Inequality, and Poverty)
Meet the New Left: Small-Business Owners by William Greider, The Nation, April 8, 2013. Two new small business associations are supporting progressive policies.
A Stealth Tax Subsidy for Business Faces New Scrutiny by Mary Williams Walsh and Louise Story, New York Times, March 4, 2013. Tax-exempt bonds are being used to benefit private corporations, creating huge revenue losses.
Dwindling Deficit Disorder by Paul Krugman, New York Times, March 10. The deficit is not our main problem. It is helping the economy (and its declining).
Major Banks Aid in Payday Loans Banned by States by Jessica Silver-Greenberg, New York Times, February 23. Major banks, including JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo, are working with payday lenders to collect on loans with interest rates of up to 500% per year.