New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

By Randolph Hohle. From Routledge: Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle focuses on how the origins and … More New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

New Book: Who’s Afraid of John Maynard Keynes? Challenging Economic Governance in an Age of Growing Inequality

By Paul Davidson. From Palgrave: Davidson explains the importance of the market economy, and unveils how and why global financial crises occur when the liquidity of financial assets traded in the market, suddenly collapse. 70 years after Keynes’ death, in another era of financial crisis and economic slump, Keynes’ ideas have made a comeback within … More New Book: Who’s Afraid of John Maynard Keynes? Challenging Economic Governance in an Age of Growing Inequality

Fadhel Kaboub on An Affordable Job Guarantee Program

Tuesday October 17, 2017 at 7pm (see livestream link below), 1717 Brittain Road, Akron, Ohio 44310 Fadhel Kaboub, Associate Professor of economics at Denison University, and President of the Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity The talk will present the basics of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and demonstrate that the US can implement true full employment … More Fadhel Kaboub on An Affordable Job Guarantee Program

New Book: Black Liberation and the American Dream – The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice

Edited by Paul Le Blanc. From Haymarket Books: Analysing intersections of race, class, and gender alongside primary texts, this unique volume explores racism and antiracism in the US. Considering the connections between class and racial oppression, and the often marginalized role of the Left in antiracist struggles, Le Blanc skillfully introduces key texts from crucial … More New Book: Black Liberation and the American Dream – The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice

New Book: Global Inequalities in World-Systems Perspective

Edited by Manuela Boatca, Andrea Komlosy, & Hans-Heinrich Nolte. From Routledge: During its 500-year history, the modern world-system has seen several shifts in hegemony. Yet, since the decline of the U.S. in the 1970s, no single core power has attained a hegemonic position in an increasingly polarized world. As income inequalities have become more pronounced … More New Book: Global Inequalities in World-Systems Perspective

New Book: The Color of Money – Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

By Mehrsa Baradaran. From Harvard University Press: When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States’ total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the … More New Book: The Color of Money – Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap