Jeff Faux

Jeff Faux was the founder, and is now Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute.

Must US Democrats Be Moderates?

Are Democrats really not allowed to have a progressive candidate for president?

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Trump’s (Premature) Attack on Syria

Who is left to defend the rule of law?

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Davos is Trump’s Kind of Town

As the wealth of two-thirds of the world’s billionaires is based on inheritance, monopoly and cronyism, Trump will be among friends in Davos.

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Trump: No Isolationist

For all the talk of “America First,” Trump is a full-blown corporate internationalist.

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TPP: The “National Security” Sales Pitch

Like other trade deals since NAFTA, is the TPP also just a device for capitalists to drive down the wages of American workers?

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Free Trade and Moral Hypocrisy

U.S. elites claiming moral superiority by demanding that other people do the sacrificing on trade issues is unprincipled hypocrisy.

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Orlando and the War on Terror

A narrative that treats the U.S. as the unsuspecting victim of attacks by supporters of ISIS is misleading.

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U.S. Trade Policy: Populist Anger or Out-of-Touch Elites?

Just how disconnected is the business elite and Washington policy class from the way most Americans actually experience the U.S. economy?

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NAFTA: Toward the Continental “We”

How has NAFTA created a truly singular North American society?

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