Vox Populi, Vox Dei

If you are struggling to understand the rise of economic populism in the United States, and the resulting chasm between populists and elites, then Matt Stoller’s new book Goliath will enlighten you. Goliath is focused on antitrust, but it tells a much broader story of the way the intelligentsia has been led, through a combination…

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NAFTA 2.0: On Labor and Sovereignty

The hang-up over the new NAFTA comes down to labor enforcement.  This should be of no surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention. The United States has, for years, expressed concern over the historical alliance between Mexican government officials and business – including U.S. business – to frustrate labor rights. To be clear, suppressing labor…

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