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Recent Op-Eds and Columns

Don’t Worry About the Robots, The Fed Might Take Your Job

Dean Baker
Truthout, March 30, 2015

The Sharing Economy Needs a Public Option

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, March 30, 2015

Trade and the Fed: Making the Rich Richer

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, March 16, 2015

Big Stakes on Drug Patents

Dean Baker
The Hankyoreh, March 16, 2015

Scott Walker Ends Freedom of Contract in Wisconsin

Dean Baker
Truthout, March 16, 2015

The Biggest Threat to the U.S. Budget: A Fed Rate Hike?

Dean Baker
Fortune, March 11, 2015

The Supreme Court and the Democrats Preemptive Surrender on Obamacare

Dean Baker
Truthout, March 9, 2015

The Federal Reserve Board’s Plan to Kill Jobs

Dean Baker
Truthout, March 2, 2015

Evidence of Intelligent Life in the Economics Profession

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, March 2, 2015

Trade Crazy: The Push for Fast-Track Trade Authority

Dean Baker
Truthout, February 23, 2015

Is the United States Again Driving the World Economy?

Dean Baker
The Hankyoreh, February 18, 2015

The Impact of Obamacare on the Labor Market

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, February 17, 2015

Greece Does Battle with Creationist Economics: Can Germany Be Brought into the 21st Century?

Dean Baker
Truthout, February 16, 2015

The Sharing Economy Must Share a Level Playing Field

Dean Baker
Cato Unbound, February 11, 2015

Obama Versus Obamacare

Dean Baker, Arjun Jayadev, and Joseph E. Stiglitz
Project Syndicate, February 10, 2015

Will the United States End up Like Greece? The Risks of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Dean Baker
Truthout, February 9, 2015

Is Hillary Clinton in the Bottom 3 Percent? Turning the Corner on CEO Pay

Dean Baker
Truthout, February 2, 2015

Greece Needs an Exit Option

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, February 2, 2015

The Federal Reserve Board and Social Security Disability

Dean Baker
Truthout, January 26, 2015

How Guaranteed Paid Sick Days Could Boost U.S. Job Growth

Dean Baker
Fortune, January 21, 2015

Democrats Take on Wall Street with Financial Transactions Tax

Dean Baker
Truthout, January 19, 2015

Is the Sharing Economy a Scam Economy?

Dean Baker
The Hankyoreh, February 2, 2015

Don't Believe the Hype—We're Not Even Close to Full Employment

Dean Baker
Boston Review, January 14, 2015

What Congress isn't Seeing When the Government Spends

Dean Baker
Fortune, January 14, 2015

Idea for Tackling Inequality Number 27,653: Stop Subsidizing It

Dean Baker
Truthout, January 12, 2015

Congress Starts the New Year Off by Kicking the Disabled

Dean Baker
Huffington Post, January 7, 2015

Don’t Believe What You Hear About the US Economy

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, January 7, 2015

Does the University of Michigan’s New Football Coach Need Food Stamps?

Dean Baker
Truthout, January 5, 2015

New Year’s Resolutions: Ten Ways to Combat Upward Redistribution of Income

Dean Baker
Truthout, December 29, 2014