George R. Tyler

George R. Tyler is an economist and the author of "What Went Wrong" and "Billionaire Democracy: The Hijacking of the American Political System." Follow him @georgertyler

Sea Levels: Three Feet Higher This Century

Limiting sea level increases to feet rather than tens of feet requires utility-scale carbon capture.

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The Climate Record You Should Know

The history of dramatic global warming is being repeated.

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How to Establish More Balance in the Top-Heavy US Economy?

The U.S. model of shareholder capitalism only benefits the top 10% of society. Northern Europe’s codetermination model expands economic opportunity.

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US Campaign Finance: Reining In America’s Oligarchs

Why can’t the U.S. follow the example of other, truly democratic nations in limiting the influence that very rich people can have on elections?

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How to Defeat Trump in the American Heartland

Hillary Clinton needs to become an advocate of German-style codetermination in order to break with the Obama legacy of stagnant wages.

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Americans Need Better Pay Before Longer Hours

What Jeb Bush and Scott Walker get wrong about U.S. workers with their war on wages.

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Hillary’s Fidelity to Reaganomics

For all the current public disdain on Europe, Americans would do well to look at its economic model.

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Can the United States Close the International Wage Gap?

A generational effort is required to restore growth in U.S. wages.

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U.S. Household Wealth: A Lost Generation

The wealth of U.S. households has fallen to its lowest level in half a century.

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Want to Fix Income Inequality? Relink Wages to Productivity

Can policymakers lessen inequality without harming innovation, investment and productivity growth?

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