Essays on Working Class Economics at Salon

I recently wrote two essays about the financial precarity of the working class, and how analysis of the “economy” consistently fails to take into account the needs and struggles of average Americans. The solutions to those problems – namely the expansion of the social welfare state – are not radical, but entirely consistent with mainstream American political history.

Read the essays at Salon:

“The Conservatism of Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez”

“Anyone Who Says, ‘The Economy,’ is Stupid”