The Servant Economy: Where America’s Elite is Sending the Middle Class. John Wiley & Sons. 2012


The Global Class War: How America’s Bipartisan Elite Lost Our Future – and What It Will Take to Win It Back, John Wiley & Sons. 2006.


The Party’s Not Over: A New Vision for Democrats, Basic Books, 1996.


Reclaiming Prosperity, with Todd Schafer, M.E. Sharpe, 1996.


Rebuilding America: A Blueprint for the New Economy, with Gar Alperovitz, Pantheon 1984.


The Star-Spangled Hustle, with Arthur Blaustein, Doubleday, 1972.


CDCs:  New Hope for the Inner City, Twentieth Century Fund, 1971.



“Davos is Trump’s Kind of Town”  The Globalist. Jan 26,2018; Working Economics ;  Peoples’ World, January 26, 2018

“Trump is no Isolationist.”  The Globalist, October 31, 2017; Salon, November 5, 2017

“How Our Foreign Policy Helps Create Our Immigration Crisis.” The Nation. October 23, 2017.

“A Short History of American Empire.” (Review of The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the birth of American Empire, by Stephen Kinzer”) Dissent Magazine. Fall 2017.

“Trump’s NAFTA Trap.” Quartz Media. February 24, 2017.

“Lessons for Democrats: Back to Class.” The American Prospect. December 1, 2016.

“U. S. Trade Policy – Time to Start All Over.” Economic Policy Institute. November 30, 2016. “TPP: The “National Security” Sales Pitch.” The Globalist. September 29, 2016.

“Free Trade in Moral Hypocrisy.” The Globalist. July 21, 2016. (Note: no publishing information on website, but I found the same article in The Globalist published on July 21, 2016.)

“Orlando and the War.” The Globalist. July 2, 2016. “Why Is Iran Our Enemy?” The Nation. June 13, 2016.

“Brexit: The Unintended Consequences.” The International Economy. Spring 2016.

“Trade “Experts” Don’t Follow Their Own Dots.” The April 18, 2016; April 21, 2016.

“ISIS War Debates II: Doubling Down on Disaster.” The American Prospect. February 22, 2016. “ISIS War Debates I: Why Is This Our Fight?” The Nation, January 14, 2016.

“Progressive Pundits’ Panic: Sanders Actually Means It!” Huffington Post. February 26, 2016. (Note: no publishing information on

“ISIS War: The Case for Cut-and-Run.” Huffington Post. December 4, 2015.

“Collateral Damage in Afghanistan: America’s Soul.” Huffington Post. October 17, 2015. “Bernie Sanders: A Moment of Truth for Democrats.” Huffington Post. September 19, 2015. “Breaking News: The Rich Discover Inequality.” Huffington Post. August 15, 2015. (Note: no publishing information on

“Why Republicans Oppose the Iran Agreement: Follow the Money.” Huffington Post. July 30, 2015.

“This Greek Tragedy Could Be Europe’s As Well.” Huffington Post. July 4, 2015. “TTP Panic; Playing the China Card.” Huffington Post. June 13, 2015.

“Why Are We In The Middle East?” Huffington Post. May 17, 2015. “TPP: Obama’s Folly.” Huffington Post. May 10, 2015.

“El Impacto del TLCAN en Los Trabajadores de los Estados Unidos.” La Jornada del Campo (Mexico). November 16, 2013.

“CIA Torture? Washington Is ‘Shocked! Shocked!’” Huffington Post. December 13, 2014. “Whack-A-Mole: Our Strategy for Permanent War.” Huffington Post. September 2014. “The Neoliberal Mind at Work: Brad DeLong’s Muddled Defense of NAFTA.” Working Economics; the Economic Policy Institute Blog. August 12, 2014.

“How US Aid to Central America’s Rich Drives Its Poor to Our Borders.” Huffington Post. June 24, 2014.

“How the Great Society Democratized our Economy.” Economic Policy Institute. May 21, 2014. (Note: no publishing information on

“In Defense of a “Default” Foreign Policy.” (Review of “A Foreign Policy for the Left” Dissent, Spring 2014.) (Website exclusive) May 19, 2014.

“Lynn Williams: In Memoriam.” Economic Policy Institute. May 12, 2014.

“Thomas Piketty Undermines Hallowed Tenets of Capitalist Catechism” (Review of Capital in the Twenty-first Century by Thomas Piketty). The Nation. April 18, 2014.

“America Without Unions.” Huffington Post. February 20, 2014.

“Nafta and the Narcos: What You Won’t Hear at Obama’s Meeting in Mexico.” Huffington Post. February 10, 2014.

“Class War: The View From the Board Room.” The American Prospect. January 13, 2014. (Note: no publishing information on

“NAFTA. Twenty Years After: A Disaster.” Huffington Post. January 1, 2014.

“The Stem, the Flower, and Corporate Greed.” (Review of a New York Times column by David Brooks). Economics Policy Institute. December 3, 2013.

“Giving Thanks for Small Things: A Little Light in the Dark Corridors of Power.” Huffington Post. November 26, 2013. (Note: no publishing information on



“American Futures” (Review of books by Al Gore and David Stockman) (Website exclusive) October 31, 2013.

“Socialized Medicine; The Horror Movie.” Huffington Post. September 29, 2013.

“Larry Summers and the Economists’ “Greed Exception.”” The American Prospect online. September 12, 2013.

“Best for Obama: Lose Syria Vote.” Huffington Post. September 10, 2013. “Americans Are War-Weary, But Washington Is Not.” Huffington Post. Sept 5, 2013.

“Fifty Years Later: How Far Have We Marched?” Huffington Post. August 26, 2013. “Complacent Consensus on China.” Huffington Post. August 13, 2013.

“Brazilian Protests; Could They Happen Here?” Huffington Post. June 24, 2013. “Where’s the Change?” American Prospect. April 9, 2013.

“The Fiscal Cliff: A Box Office Hit for the Governing Class.” Huffington Post. January 2, 2013. “Election Over: Time for Progressive Dems to Face the Truth.” Huffington Post. November 9, 2012.

“Apple’s Low-Wage Path to America’s Future.” Huffington Post. December 16, 2012. “Education Profiteering; Wall Street’s Next Big Thing?” Huffington Post. September 28, 2012.

“Barry Commoner and the Dream of a Liberal Third Party.” The American Prospect online.October 9, 2012.

“Big Dollar, Little Democracy” (Review of Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress – and a Plan to Stop it, by Lawrence Lessig). Dissent Magazine. Fall 2012.

“In The Twilight of Empire.” In These Times. September 2012. “Paul Ryan’s Wink.” Huffington Post. September 4, 2012.

“The Elites Are Unanimous: Lower Everyone’s Wages and Standard of Living.” AlterNet. Posted on July 19, 2012. Printed on July 24, 2012.

“The Hunger Games Economy.” The American Prospect. June, 2012.

“A Tough Choice for Mexico,” American Prospect on-line. May 30. 2012

 “The Hunger Games Economy,” American Prospect, June 2012

 Grasping at Chinese straws” EPI. Working Economics. May 10, 2012

“The Myth of the Level Playing Field” American Prospect, April,  2012

 A cheaper dollar is not enough” EPI. Working Economics. Feb 8, 2012

“It’s Not Ideology, It’s the Money” EPI Work Economics. September 9, 2011

“America’s Trade Policy of the Absurd” American Prospect, February 2011

“The Shaky Case for Optimism”, Dissent. Winter, 2011


Forget Obama: Attack the Corporate Money”  Huffington Post, December 12, 2010“Trade policy and the American Worker”
Jeff Faux interviewed by Andrea Orr , Economic Policy Institute Commentary
May 3, 2010“Industrial Policy and National Security” Testimony,  Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Committee on Oversight and Government ReformUS House of Representatives, September 22, 2010“Unsolved Problems in US Policy” Insight. Rome Italy 2010“The Deficit Commission” Challenge magazine. September 2010


Statement to Federal Deficit Commission, July,  2010

To the Deficit Commission: First Puncture the Myths” Dissent, July, 2010

“Myths About the Federal Budget Deficit” The Hill. July 8, 2010

Unemployment; The New “Washington Consensus” Huffington Post. June 18, 2010

“Budget Hawks Fly Backward” Huffington Post. January, 2010

“Industrial Policy: The Road not Taken” American Prospect. December 2009

“One More Bubble to Go”, American Prospect. December 2009

“So Far From God, So Close to Wall St.” The Nation,  August.2009

Mexico Revs up War on Workers; Obama Shrugs”, Huffington Post. October 12, 2009


“La Crisis: Está Produciendo Un Nuevo Orden Global?”IV Foro Añual Del Progresismo

Santiago, Chile, 10 Septiembre, 2009

“The Ultimate Bear Market,” review of House of Cards. The American Prospect. July/August, 2009

The More Things Change” The Nation. May 13, 2009


“Wall Street’s Stupidity Defense”Huffington Post, April 13, 2009


Obama and the Crisis; Lessons for the European Left” Tribute to Bruno Trentin, Milan Italy; CGIL, Rome; University of Naples. March 2009


Obama’s Mexican Challenge” Dissent. Spring 2009


“North America’s Economic Identity Crisis” Paper: First Experts Meeting Of The North American Dialogue,  Tecnológico De Monterrey December 11, 2008

The Bailout Goes South of the Border” Huffington Post. October 31, 2008.

“Let’s Buy a Bank” Huffington Post October 10, 2008.

Repensar el TLCAN después del colapso de Wall Street” La Jornada, Mexico City. October 3, 2008


A North America that Works for all Its People.” In Global Exchange, The Right to Stay Home: Alterna­tives to Mass Displacement and Forced Migration in North America. San Francisco: Global Exchange, 2008.


Was NAFTA a Success?” International Economy. June 200

Is This the Big One?” The Nation. April 14, 2008

“Overhauling NAFTAEPI Viewpoints. February 29, 2008


The Politics of Recapturing the Future” Eisenhower Foundation. October 2007

“What to Really do about Immigration.” American Prospect.  Jan/Feb 2008

“Citi’s Mexican Cronies” The Nation, December 17, 2007


“For Chrysler’s Sake”, The Guardian. May 16, 2007.


“Breaking the Consensus, Finally.” The American Prospect online. May 10, 2007


“It is Time to Pause on Free Trade,” The Hill, April 18, 2007


“The Collective Responsibility for War” Huffington Post. March 20, 2007

“Canoeing Life’s River.” The American Prospect. February 19, 2007.

“Globalization that Works for Working Americans EPI Briefing Paper. January 2007

“Free Trade Blues,” International Economy. Winter 2007

“Crashing the Party of Davos” Democracy. Winter 2007

“The Reagan Era Is Over“, McClatchy-Tribune Newspapers. November 12, 2006

“Una Politica Global de Clases” en Crecimiento Economico disigualdades, y distribucin de la Renta. Editorial Sistema. Leon, Spain. 2006


“A North American Social Contract”, The Nation, April 17, 2006


“The Party of Davos,” The Nation, February 13, 2006.


“The Democrats; Are They Ready?”Dissent, Winter 2006


“Rules of the Global Market” TPM Café, November, 2005. With replies to Brad Delong, Nathan Newman and Mark Schmitt.


“Flat Note from the Pied Piper of Globalization” Dissent, Fall, 2005


“The Mess in Mexico.” The American Prospect. May 6, 2005.


“Political and Moral Implications of Global Capital Mobility.” Journal of Catholic Social Thought. February 1, 2005


“All Action, No Talk; The Democrats do a very good job of mobilizing. But they’re not so great at persuading.” The Washington Post. December, 2004


“The Financial, Political and Moral Deficits of the American Empire” in Patriotism, Democracy and Common Sense, Alan Curtis, ed. Eisenhower Foundation (Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, Md. 2004)


“Ambivalence Toward  Free Trade.”  The Washington Post.  August 20, 2004.


“Lessons from the Iraq War about Class, Ideology and the Global Economics” paper Presented at La paz y el derecho internacional, III Encuentro. Universidad de Salamanca, June 24, 2004


“NAFTA at 10.” The Nation. February 2, 2004.


“Robert Rubin’s Contested Legacy: The High Cost of Rubinomics.” The American Prospect. February 1, 2004.


“Economics and Democracy under the NAFTA ‘Constitution,’” Foreign Affairs en Español, January, 2004.


“Without Consent: Global Capital Mobility and Democracy.” Dissent Magazine. Winter 2004.


“Be Careful What  You Wish For,” The Cato Institute Online, September, 2003


“Vicious Circle of Trade,” The Washington Post, August 14, 2003.


“No Jobs = No Votes for Fox,” The Nation, August 4, 2003.


“How NAFTA Failed Mexico,” The American Prospect, July/August, 2003.


“No Grasp,” The American Prospect, May, 2003.


“A Tale of Two Cities, The American Prospect, February, 2003.


“Corporate Control of North America,” The American Prospect, January 13, 2003.


“Reclaiming the Party,” The American Prospect, December 16, 2002.


“Global Economics Classes,” Dissent Magazine, Fall, 2002.


“Falling Dollar, Rising Debt,” The American Prospect, August 12, 2002.


“Who Gets to Retire?” The American Prospect, June 17, 2002.


“Securing Pensions I,” The American Prospect, March 25, 2002.


“Bait and Switch:,” The American Prospect, February 25, 2002.


“Take back the tax cut,” EPI Journal, Winter, 2002.


“A Deal Built on Sand,” The American Prospect, January 14, 2002.


“Trading on Terrorism:” The American Prospect, December 3, 2001.


“Rebuilding and Recovery,” with Heather Boushey in The Five Borough Report, The Five Borough Institute, New York, NY.


“Public Heroes,” The American Prospect, October 22, 2001.


“The North American Way,” The American Prospect, October 22, 2001.


“Three Things We Learned,” The American Prospect Online, September 20, 2001.


“The Global Alternative,” The American Prospect, July 16, 2001.


“Beyond NAFTA: A Forum,” The Nation, May 28, 2001.


“Backwards Budget Debate – And How to Move It Forward” Knight-Ridder Media Services, April 2001.


“Time for a New Deal with Mexico,” The American Prospect, October 23, 2000.


“The Next Recession,” The American Prospect, August 14, 2000.


“China: Time for a New Script,” The American Prospect, June 6, 2000.


“The WTO Vote: Whose Rules for Globalism?” The American Prospect, June 5, 2000.


“Another View: Seattle and Other Stories that the Media Missed,” Columbia Journalism Review, May/June, 2000.


“The China Trade Debate,” commentary, The American Prospect Online’s “State of the Union Sounding Board: The American Prospect Online Asks the Experts,” May 18, 2000


“Problems in China Trade Deal Require Additional Protections,” Editorials & Opinions, Detroit News, May 10, 2000.


“Greenspan’s Tight Money Habits are Bad for Our Economic Health,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 21, 2000 (originally written for Newsday).


“Greenspan is Bad for Our Economic Health,” Newsday, April 18, 2000.


“NAFTA Scorecard on Jobs,” Letter to the Editor, New York Times, April 15, 2000.


“What Next for the WTO: A New Grand Bargain,” The American Prospect, January 17, 2000.


“State of the Union,” commentary, The American Prospect Online’s “State of the Union Sounding Board: The American Prospect Online Asks the Experts,” January 12, 2000,


“Slouching Toward Seattle,” The American Prospect, December 6, 1999.


“Debt: Just Forget It,” The Nation, November 22, 1999.


“Solidarity Ever?” The American Prospect, September-October, 1999.


“A Symposium of Views: Is Market Friendly Clintonomics a More Stylized Form of ‘Trickle Down’ Theory?” The International Economy, March/April, 1999.


“Lost on the Third Way,” Dissent, Spring, 1999.


“American System and Labor,” Zen-Yusei Journal, Tokyo, Japan, February, 1999.


“Nickel-and-Diming on a Tax Break,” To the Editor: Re “Flirting With a Buy Order for $1 Trillion in Stock, New York Times, February 12, 1999.


“American Labor’s Stake in Cuba’s Future,” Working USA, January/February, 1999.


“U.S. Must Lead to Avert Recession” Viewpoints, Newsday, November 2, 1998.


“Who’s Japan-bashing Now?” Op-Ed, various newspapers of Knight-Ridder/Tribune Syndicate September – October,  1998.


Labor and the American Model, Rengo Research Institute Report No. 8, Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards (JTUC-RIALS), September, 1998.


“The Fast Track to Globalization: Can Labor Slow it Down?,” WorkingUSA, March/April, 1998.


Response to “The Left’s Wrong Turn,” Why Economic Nationalism Won’t Work, Jay Mandle, Dissent, Arguments section, Spring, 1998.


“Reich Retrospective,” (Review of Reich’s Book, Locked in the Cabinet), International Economy, November/December, 1997


“Can Liberals Tell a Credible Story?” The American Prospect, November/December, 1997.


“You Are Not Alone,” The New Majority, Yale University Press, 1997.


“The ‘American Model’ Exposed,” The Nation, October 27, 1997.


“Hedging the Neoliberal Bet” (Review of Dani Rodrick: Has Globalization Gone Too Far?) Dissent Magazine, Fall, 1997.


“Minor Adjustments or Major Overhaul,” France Magazine, Summer, 1997.


“The World’s Conscience: Review of Bill Greider, One World, Ready Or Not,” The International Economist, May/June, 1997.


“If Nobody Spends, Nobody Works,” America@Work, May/June, 1997.


“First, Labor Rights,” The Washington Post, May 20, 1997.


“Go Slow on Trade Deals,” USA Today, May 6, 1997.


“A Progressive Contact,” The Nation, April 14, 1997.


“Reject Radical Remedies,” USA Today, January 7, 1997.


“What the Center Doesn’t Hold,”(with Bob Borosage) The Nation, December 2, 1997.


“Bob Dole vs. Gloria,” Solidarity Magazine, September, 1996.


“Escaping the Budget Trap,” The Nation, September 16, 1996.


“Writing a Real Contract for All Americans,” Why Magazine, Summer, 1996.


Taming International Financial Markets: Discussion paper for IMP Working Group, October, 1995.


“A New Conversation: How to Rebuild the Democratic Party,” The American Prospect, Spring, 1995.


“Slash and Burn,” The Nation, June 5, 1995.


“Arguing Economics With Arnold,” Justice Magazine (ILGU), April, 1995.


“Mexico and Vietnam,” Dissent Magazine, Spring, 1995.


“Rx for the Democratic Party: Go Back to the Base,” PED Forum, Winter, 1995.


“Contract on America: Read Before You Sign,” AIL Labor Letter, January, 1995.


“A National Embarrassment,” Symposium: Federal Reserve Policy, Challenge Magazine, January-February, 1995.


“Hey Big Spender,” The Nation, October 31, 1994.


“NAFTA,” The Wall Street Journal, October 24, 1995.


“Is the American Economic Model the Answer?” The American Prospect, Fall, 1994.


“The U.S. Needs to Let Mexicans Decide Their Fate,” Newsday, August 18, 1994.


“Fed Shock,” The Nation, April 25, 1994.


“Clinton Has Obligations to Mexico,” Newsday, March 4, 1994.


“Making Good on NAFTA Promises,” Roll Call, February 7, 1994.


“Why Can’t We Debate Our Decline?” Across The Board, January, 1994.


“It’s the Wages, Stupid,” USA Today, November 11, 1993.


“Investment Deficits Drain U.S. Economy,” Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, Winter, 1993.


“The Myth of the New Democrat,” The American Prospect, Fall 1993.


“Industrial Policy: Will Clinton Find the High-Wage Path?” Dissent, Fall, 1993.


“NAFTA: A High-Risk Gamble with America’s Future,” Roll Call, September 27, 1993.


“NAFTA Delusions,” The Washington Post, September 3, 1993.


“NAFTA: A Warning for the President,” Harper’s Magazine, September, 1993.


“Clinton Rx Needs More Investment,” Newsday, July 30, 1993.


“The NAFTA Illusion,” Challenge Magazine, July, 1993.


“The Crumbling Case for NAFTA,” Dissent, Summer, 1993.


“Stimulus II,” New York Times, May 6, 1993.


“Free Trade Pact Does Not Come Cheap” Newsday, July, 1992.


“Whither Capitalism?  Thoughts on the Future of Free Enterprise in the Coming Century,” Business Ethics, Volume 6, Number 4, July/August, 1992.


“Numbers Aren’t So Simple in NAFTA Debate:  Here’s a ‘Caveat Emptor’ Guide to Studies,” Roll Call, July 27, 1992.


“The Case for Expanding Public Investment in Infrastructure,” Why Magazine, Spring/Summer, 1992.


“EPI Links Economic Growth with Economic Justice,” Challenge, January/February, 1992.


“A Case for Greater Public Investment,” Inside Transportation, December, 1991.


“A Tax Cut Could Really Wreck Things,” Washington Post, October 17, 1991.


“NAFTA:  A Bad Deal for Both Sides,” World Affairs, October, 1991.


“Back to the Peace Dividend,” New York Times, September 13, 1991.


“Balanced Budget Plan Is an Act,” The Washington Post, May 16, 1991.


“Are We Ready for a U.S.-Mexico Trade Revolution? No:  The Biggest Export Will Be U.S. Jobs,” Washington Post, April 14, 1991.


“Mexico Free Trade,” Letter to the Editors, Washington Post, April 3, 1991.


“Making a Case for a New Economic Strategy,” USA Today, March 19, 1991.


“Fight Now, Pay Now,” New York Times, February 19, 1991.


“A Neo-Calvinist Trapped in Reaganomics,” Dissent Magazine, Winter, 1990.


“Covering the Economy in the Nervous 90s,” Columbia Journalism Review, July/August, 1990.


“How 4 Experts Would Balance the Budget,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 2, 1990.


“Labor in the New Global Economy,” Dissent Magazine, Summer, 1990.


“Who Is Overconsuming?” The Aging Connection, October/November, 1989.


“Whatever Term You Use, Industrial Policy Looks Like an Idea Whose Time Has Come,” Roll Call, July 10, 1989.


“Scrap the Minimum Wage?” Letters to the Editor, Washington Post, April 17, 1989.


“The Bipartisan Consensus for Hard Times,” Democratic Left, November/December, 1988.


“Fighting Inflation Is the Right Strategy,” USA Today, August 17, 1988.


“The Austerity Trap and the Growth Alternative,” World Policy Journal, July, 1988.


“A Cheaper Dollar Is Not Enough,” Challenge Magazine, May/June, 1988.


“Two Tracks to Fiscal Health,” New York Times, April, 1988.


“The New Reaganomics:  The Party’s Over But Who Pays?” The Nation, January 30, 1988.


“Federal Budget Deficits:  Send the Bill to Those Who Went to the Party,” National Forum, 1988.


“‘Free Trade Doesn’t Exist,” UAW Washington Report, October 2, 1987.


“Low Wages = Bad Economics,” Service Employees Union, September/October, 1987.


“Here Lies Free Trade, R.I.P.” New York Times, August 31, 1987.


“The Democrats and the Economy,” World Policy Journal, 1987.


“The Post-Reagan Economy: A New Democratic Deal,” World Policy Journal, 1986.


“Does Worker Ownership Work?” Mother Jones Magazine, July, 1985.


“Watch the Economic Warning Signals,” New York Times, June 28, 1985.


“The Economic Impact of Military Spending,” Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO, April, 1985.


“Working Hard is Un-American,” Mother Jones Magazine, February/March, 1985.


“…Yes, But They’ll Only Need to Win A Slice of It,” Washington Post, November 25, 1984.


“Democrats Miss on Jobs,” New York Times, September 7, 1984.


“Meet the Banker’s Banker,” Mother Jones Magazine, July, 1984.


Industrial Policy and Democratic Institutions, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May, 1984.


“Bankers Go Bananas,” Mother Jones Magazine, February/March, 1984.


“Lesson For Democrats:  Don’t Be Conservative,” New York Times, January 6, 1984.


“What Now, Willy Loman?” Mother Jones Magazine, November, 1983.


“How Real is the Reagan Recovery?” Mother Jones Magazine, August, 1983.


“By Deficits Possessed,” The New Republic, February 14, 1983.


“Who Plans?” Working Papers, November/December, 1982.


“Full Production, Local Stability,” New York Times, March, 1982.


“Full Employment Still Best,” UAW Magazine, February, 1982.


Industrial Planning and Democracy, Democracy Project, January, 1982.


“The Budget and the Economy,” Christianity & Crisis, with Gar Alperovitz, January/February, 1981.


“Marching to Dunkirk,” The New Republic, with Gar Alperovitz, February 21, 1981.


“Necessities Inflation, Once Again,” Challenge, with Gar Alperovitz, January/February, 1981.


“An Alternative Policy to Prevent ‘Dunkirk'” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, January 7, 1981.


“Conservative Chic: Reindustrialization,” Social Policy, With Gar Alperovitz, November/December, 1980.


“Needed:  Wage-Price Controls,” The Nation, with Gar Alperovitz, November 29, 1980.


“Who Is To Take Which Bitter Pill?” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, August 4, 1980.


“Symbolist Economics,” Social Policy, with Gar Alperovitz, May/June, 1980.


“Controls and the Basic Necessities,” Challenge, with Gar Alperovitz, May/June, 1980.


“Decade of Decision,” Book Review, The New Republic, with Gar Alperovitz, May 10, 1980.


“How Not to Fight Inflation,” Washington Post, with Gar Alperovitz, March 9, 1980.


“Cold War Revisited,” In These Times, February 13-19, 1980.


“As Steel Goes Cold, the Economy Chills,” Houston Chronicle, with Gar Alperovitz, January 22, 1980.


“U.S. Steel Needs industrial Planning,” Buffalo Evening News, with Gar Alperovitz, December 30, 1979.


“When Steel Goes Cold,” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, December 12, 1979.  Also reprinted in the Congressional Record.


“How to Win Against the New Inflation,” Miami Herald, with Gar Alperovitz, August 19, 1979.


“Focus on Inflation,” Consumer Report, with Gar Alperovitz, August, 1979.


“Neighborhoods for a Democratic Society,” Social Policy, with Gar Alperovitz, September/October, 1979.


“Controlling the New Inflation,” Adherent, with Gar Alperovitz, May, 1979.


“Ideology at the Check-Out Counter,” Social Policy, with Gar Alperovitz, March/April, 1979.


“For a National Teach-In on Economics,” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, February 25, 1979.


“On Football and Inflation and Coaches,” Washington Star, with Gar Alperovitz, February 3, 1979.


“Maximizing Public Profit,” Social Policy, with Gar Alperovitz, July/August, 1978.


“New Employment Policy Needed,” Congressional Record, with Gar Alperovitz, May 4, 1978.


“‘Full Employment’ With a Different Focus,” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, April 15, 1978.


“Economic Planning: Authoritarian or Democratic?” Executive Magazine, with Gar Alperovitz, March, 1978.


“A Left Strategy Against Inflation,” In These Times, with Gar Alperovitz, February 15, 1978.


“Youngstown Lessons,” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, November 3, 1977.


“Building a Democratic Economy,” The Progressive, with Gar Alperovitz, July, 1977.


“Energy, Capital and Socialism,” book review, Social Policy, with Gar Alperovitz, January/February, 1977.


“Letters:  Once More With Planning,” Business & Society Review, with Gar Alperovitz, Winter, 1976-77.


“After the Corporation,” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, June 28, 1976.


“Part II:  Planning – ‘Laying a Foundation for Solving national Problems'” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, January 6, 1976.


“Part I:  Planning – ‘Our Future:  Centralization or Decentralization'” New York Times, with Gar Alperovitz, January 5, 1976.


“An Economic Program for the Coming Decade,” Democratic Review, with Gar Alperovitz, November, 1975.


“Model State Energy Act,” with Lee Webb, Congressional Record, December 18, 1974.


“Unemployment Worst Possible Waste of Energy,” The Maine Times, December 18, 1974.


“The Economy: What Kind of Planning?” Working Papers, with Gar Alperovitz, Fall, 1975.


“The Pageant of Reform,” Working Papers, Fall, 1974.


“Wither the Liberals?” Book Review, Working Papers, Fall, 1974.


“Maine’s Colonial Status,” Maine Times, March 22, 1974.


“The Rhetoric and the Reality” (book review), Monthly Labor Review, January, 1973.


“The Betrayal of the Poor,” (book review), Monthly Labor Review, November, 1972.


“Colonial New England,” The New Republic, September 25, 1972.


“Developing Our Rural Colonies,” New Republic, May 20, 1972.




Articles in Published Anthologies


“A Global Strategy for Labor,” in Another World is Possible: Popular Alternatives to Globalization at the World Social Forum, William F. Fisher and Thomas Ponniah, eds., New York, NY: Zed Books Ltd. 2003.


“What Kind of America Do We Want?” in The Next Agenda; blueprint for a new progressive movement” Robert Borosage and Roger Hickey, eds. Westview Press Boulder, Colorado 2001


“Inequality and the Global Economy,” with Lawrence Mishel, in On the Edge: Living With Global Capitalism, Will Hutton and Anthony Giddens, eds., London, UK: Jonathan Cape Publishing, 2000.


“Public Investment for a Twenty-first Century Economy,” in Back to Shared Prosperity: The Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income in America, Ray Marshall, ed., Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2000.


“Auf dem Dritten Weg in die Sackgasse” (Lost on the Third Way),  Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik, August, 1999


“Regulating the Global Casino: Notes Toward a Political Strategy to Make the International Capital Markets Work for Working People,” Globalidad, crisis y reforma monetaria, Eugenia Correa, Alicia Girón, and Ifigenia Martínez, editors, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas, Mexico City, Mexico, July 1999


“Memo Three: Fast Track’s Problem – Not the Marketing, the Product,” in Future Visions for U.S. Trade Policy, Four Contrasting Views: A Council Policy Initiative, Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. 1998


“You Are Not Alone,” The New Majority Toward A Popular Progressive Politics, Yale University, 1997


“Public Investment for a 21st Century Economy,” Restoring Broadly Shared Prosperity, The Economic Policy Institute, 1997.


“Overview: New Eyes on a New Century,” Reclaiming Prosperity, The Economic Policy Institute, 1996.


“Social Democracy and the Global Marketplace,” Beware the U.S. Model: Jobs and Income in a Global Society, The Economic Policy Institute, 1995.


“The Myth of the New Democrat,” The American Prospect Reader in American Politics, Chatham House Publishers, Inc., 1995.


“Does America have the Answer?” Jobs and Growth, Fabian Society, 1994.


“Industrial Policy – Will Clinton Find the High Wage Path?” Toward a Global Civil Society, Berghahn Books, 1994.


“The Road to the North American Free Trade Agreement: Laissez-Faire or a Ladder Up?” with Thea Lee, The North American Free Trade Agreement, edited by Mario F. Bognanno and Kathryn J. Ready, Praeger Publishers, 1993.


“Public Investment-Led Growth,” with Robert Kuttner, Changing America: Blueprints for the New Administration, edited by Mark Green, Newmarket Press, 1992.


“Covering the Economy in the Nervous 90s,” Governing, edited by Roger H. Davidson, Walter Olezek, Congressional Quarterly, Inc. 1992.


“As our Cities Go, So Goes America,” Inside the L.A. Riots, Institute for Alternative Journalism, 1992.


“The Biggest Export Will be U.S. Jobs,” Cast a Cold Eye, edited by James Ridgeway and Jean Casella, Four Walls, Eight Windows, 1991.


“New Institutions for the Post-Reagan Economy,” Chapter 6, The State and Democracy: Revitalizing America’s Government, Rutledge, Chapman & Hall, Inc., 1988.


“The State and Local Industrial Policy Question,” Chapter 10, Industrial Policy and Democratic Institutions, Edited by Harvey A. Goldstein, American Planning Association, 1987.


“Does Worker Ownership Work?” Utne Reader, 1986.


“The Market System Problem: The National Context,” Chapter 2, Beyond the Market and the State: New Directions in Community Development, edited by Severyn T. Bruyn and James Meehan, Temple University Press, 1987.


“The Future of Rural Policy,” The People’s Land, edited by Peter Barnes, Rodale Press, 1975.


“America’s Corporate Landlords,” In the Pockets of a Few: The Distribution of Wealth in America, Viking, 1974.


“Reclaiming America: Land Reform as a Means of Reconstruction,” Chapter 10, Exploring Contradictions: Political Economy in the Corporate State, Brenner Borosage, Weidner, 1974.


“Reclaiming America,” Working Papers, Summer 1973.  Also published in:  The State of the Economy, McKay, 1974 and Beyond the Corporate Economy, Houghton-Mifflin, 1974-75.


“Politics and Bureaucracy in Community Economic Development,” Law and Contemporary Problems, Duke University School of Law, Spring, 1971. Also republished in Whatever Happened to Minority Development, Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1974.


“Public Service Employment,” The Political Economy of Public Service Employment, edited by Harold L. Sheppard, Bennett Harrison, and William J. Spring, Lexington Books, 1972.


“The Social Utility of Black Enterprises,” with Gerson Green, Black Economic Development, edited by William F. Haddad and G. Douglas Pugh, Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1969.


Published Papers


“Globalization and Social Democracy,” Social Democracy in a Globalized World, Seville, Spain, May 8, 2002.


“Rethinking the Global Economy,” Asia-Europe-U.S. Progressive Scholar’s Forum: Globalization and Innovation of Politics, Tokyo, Japan, April 11-13, 2002.


The  Global System Under Stress, Atlantic Conference on Central Banking near Baltimore, MD, March 2 – 3, 2002.


A Global Strategy for Labor, Speech given at the 2002 World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil on January 31, 2002


Fast track to trade deficits: Mushrooming foreign debt begs for strategic pause before  approving new agreements, EPI Issue Brief #170, November 27, 2001


“Fast Track Will Not Help Economic Recovery, National Unity” Letter to Congressional Leaders

September 26, 2001


Why U.S. Manufacturing Needs a “Strategic Pause” in Trade Policy, Testimony Before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on Current State of American Manufacturing Industries, June 21, 2001


“Introduction” to NAFTA at Seven. Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute. []. 2001


50 Lost Opportunities: Commerce Department’s State-level Review of Supposed Gains from China Trade Betrays Hollowness of Claims of PNTR Proponents, EPI Issue Brief #144, May 17, 2000.


PNTR with China: Economic and Political Costs Greatly Outweigh Benefits, EPI Briefing Paper, May 2000.


“The Third Way to Nowhere: Lessons of the Clinton Presidency,” presentation to Universidad Nacional Autonóma de Mexico seminar entitled Neoliberalism in the XXI Century: Its Evolution, Main Proposals, and Alternatives, Mexico City, Mexico, April 10-13, 2000.


The Fed’s Unnecessary Assault on Wages, EPI Issue Brief #136, March 2, 2000.


“INTEREST RATE HIKE WILL HURT LOW- AND  MIDDLE-INCOME WORKERS, Statement  on Federal Reserve Interest Rate Increase, Economic Policy Institute, February 3, 2000.


Social Investment and the Budget Debate, with Max Sawicky, EPI Issue Brief #134, September 23, 1999.


“The Euro, The Dollar, and Their Impact on Global Manufacturing,” Speech to the International Metalworkers Federation, June 24, 1999, Helsinki, Finland


Debt Relief: A Progressive American View, Speech to the Council on Foreign Relations, June 10, 1999, New York


Fixing Social Security: The Clinton Plan and Its Alternatives, with Edith Rasell, EPI Briefing Paper, April 1999


Making the Global Economy Work for All, Written Statement for Senator J. Robert Kerrey’s Conference on Trade, Omaha, Nebraska, December 13, 1998.


Making Social Security Work, Statement at White House Conference on Social Security, December 8, 1998.

The Myth of the Third Way: Lessons of the Clinton Presidency for the Democratic Left, Paper presented at the Dissent and Reset Seminars in Abano Terme: International Meeting on Political Thought, October 16-17, 1998, Padua, Italy

Poverty and Community: A New Discussion for the New Millennium, Remarks to the National Association of Community Action Agencies, National Press Club, May 1, 1998


No Fast Track for the IMF, Statement to the Bipartisan Congressional Educational Forum, January 15, 1998


Regulating the Global Casino: Notes Toward a Political Strategy to Make the International Capital Markets Work for Working People, Remarks at the Encuentro sobre Economia Politica: La Reforma del Sistema Monetario Internacional ante la Globalidad, Mexico City, Mexico, October 13-14, 1997


“Mercosur’ Trade: Hardly a Case for Fast Track,” EPI Issue Brief, September 24, 1997


“The New American Economic ‘Model’: Myths and Realities,” written address to the Convention of the International Metalworkers Federation, May 23, 1997.


Lifelong Learning: Economic Myths and Realities, Testimony before the Commission for a Nation of Lifelong Learners, March 13, 1997.


Statement to the Congressional Briefing on the Mexican Peso Crisis, January 25, 1995.


The Bottom Line on the Balanced Budget Amendment: The Cost to Each State, Congressional District, and Individual, The Economic Policy Institute, 1995.


Paycheck Economics: The War Against Workers, presentation to the United Steelworkers of America, 27th Annual Convention, 1994.


Does America Have the Answer? presentation to the International Seminar on Growth and Employment, Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1994.


Back to Investment: A proposal to Create a Capital Investment Fund, The Economic Policy Institute, 1994.


Joblessness and Wage Decline in Advanced Countries: Is there a Collective Solution? presentation to The Economic Policy Institute Seminar on Creating Jobs in a Global Economy: What can the G-7 Countries Do? 1994.


Statement to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology Armed Services Committee, U.S. House of Representative, May 18, 1993.


The Failed Case for NAFTA: The Ten Most Common Claims for the North American Free Trade Agreement and Why They Don’t Make Sense, The Economic Policy Institute, 1993.


Government as a Positive Force in Job Creation, The ACE/AFL-CIO Labor/Higher Education Council Conference on Investing in People: Education and the Work Force, 1992.


Statement to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, & Human Services, and Education, May 6, 1992.


The Bush Economic Plan: What If He Means It? with Todd Schafer, The Economic Policy Institute, 1992.


Government Policies for High-Performance Workplaces: What is Labor’s Role? Presentation to the AFL-CIO International Union Department Conference on New Technology: Workplace and Collective Bargaining Issues, 1992.


The Effect of George Bush’s NAFTA on American Workers: Ladder Up or Ladder Down? with Thea Lee, The Economic Policy Institute, 1992.


How Can We Turn the Current Economic and Fiscal Crises Around? Presentation to the NEA Retirement and Benefits Forum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1992.


Labour’s Global Challenge, Presentation to the 22nd FIET World Congress, 1991.


Investment-led Stimulus: A Plan for Short-term Recovery and Long-term Economic Growth, The Economic Policy Institute, 1991.


Increasing Public Investment: New Budget Priorities in the Post-Cold War World, with Todd Schafer, The Economic Policy Institute, 1991.


The Road to the North American Free Trade Agreement: Laissez-Faire or a Ladder Up? delivered to the University of Minnesota Industrial Relations Center and Twin City Area Labor Management Council Conference on North American Free Trade: Labor, Industry and Government Policy Perspectives, 1991.


U.S. Jobs and the Mexico Trade Proposal, with William Spriggs, The Economic Policy Institute, 1991.


Fast Track, Fast Shuffle: The Economic Consequences of the Bush Administrations Proposed Trade Agreement with Mexico, with Richard Rothstein, The Economic Policy Institute, 1991.


The World Auto Market in the Year 2000, Presentation to the World Auto Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 1990.


Eight Steps to Deficit Reduction for Growth and Fairness, with Max Sawicky, The Economic Policy Institute, 1990.


Toward an International Labor Agenda, Presentation to the International Conference on the Labor Movement: Strategies for the 21st Century, Sidney, Australia, 1990.


Deficit Reduction for Growth & Fairness, with Max Sawicky, The Economic Policy Institute, 1990.


Investing the Peace Dividend: How to Break the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Stalemate, with Max Sawicky, 1990.


Labor in the New Global Economy, Presentation to the International Metalworkers’ Federation, 27th World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1989.


The Challenges Ahead, Report from a Leadership Roundtable on Employment, Training, and the Working Family, National Committee for Full Employment, 1989.


Getting Rid of the Trade Deficit: A Cheaper Dollar is Not Enough, The Economic Policy Institute, 1988.


Reaganomics and the Restructuring of U.S. Industry, Presentation to the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Conference on Domestic and Foreign Policy Objectives at the End of the Reagan Era, 1988.


Reducing the Deficits: Send the Bill to those who Went to the Party, The Economic Policy Institute, 1988.


Competitiveness and Balanced Budgets, The Economic Policy Institute, 1987.


Building A Balanced Economy: Making America Fair and Productive, Villers Foundation, 1984.


Absentee and Local Ownership of Maine Manufacturing, with Russell Libby, National Center for Economic Alternatives, May 1980.


Living Cost Differences Shift Income Ranking of States, Study Shows, with Russell Libby, National Center Economic Alternatives, January 1979.


“The Economic Context for Planning,” Annual Conference for New England Planners, February 10, 1978.


Introduction, The Costs of continued Unemployment, with Gar Alperovitz, Exploratory Project on Economic Alternatives, 1977.


Introduction, Understanding the New Inflation, with Gar Alperovitz, Exploratory Project on Economic Alternatives, 1977.


Capital & Community: Notes on Financing a New Economy, with Robert Lightfoot, Exploratory Project on Economic Alternatives, 1976.


“The Economy: What Kind of Planning?”, Working Papers, with Gar Alperovitz, Fall 1975.


“New Directions for Energy Policy,” Citizen’s Energy Conference, February 1974.


“The Hobo’s Question,” Conference on Land Reform, Bangor, Maine, April 1973.