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Moshe Adler teaches economics at Columbia University and at the Harry Van Arsdale Center for Labor Studies at Empire State College. Adler is also an economic consultant, specializing in the effects of… Read more

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A Lesson for Future Presidents and Children
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The No. 1 problem we face is inequality, and the beginning of a new school year is the appropriate moment to ask what role education plays. Are schools part of the solution or are they part of the problem?The No. 1 problem we face is inequality. The beginning of a new school year is the appropriate moment to ask what role education plays. Are schools part of the solution or are they part of the problem?

Without a Debt Deal, Obama Can Make the Rich Pay
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If the deficit remains unfunded, the president should withhold money from the enforcement and the support of laws that enrich the rich This would lead to higher wages for workers and lower prices for consumers, and it would help shield them from the cuts he wants to make in income security programs.

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Moshe Adler teaches economics at Columbia University and at the Harry Van Arsdale Center for Labor Studies at Empire State College. Adler is also an economic consultant, specializing in the effects of government policies on the work environment. He is the author of "Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science That Makes Life Dismal" (The New Press, 2010). His articles and editorials have appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and Counterpunch, as well as in the most prestigious academic journals.

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