The coronavirus pandemic has shattered a 30-year geopolitical order. What will replace it?
Put them together, and fake money could exacerbate real problems.
Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people. When you spend too much time picturing what a project
The story of IBM's Deep Blue computer defeating world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997 has been told so many times that it's practically shorthand for the philosophical debate over man vs. machine.
It wasn't. But GMU law school spokesperson Buzz McClain tells HuffPost that Cowen and the students in his "Law and Literature
I would be dissatisfied with a society in which middle-class and lower-middle-class earners have no chance to better themselves. In my opinion, the opportunity for self-improvement is a fundamental human right. What's more, it's not just those individuals who lose out. When social mobility denied to any group, society loses a vast talent pool filled with people who could make things better for everyone.
What we are seeing in liberal religious circles is not collapse but creative rethinking
Right now, 48.6 million Americans lack health insurance. The vast majority aren't freely choosing that insecurity. It's not that they don't want the peace-of-mind of insurance. It's that they can't afford it.
As Cowen suggests, today's rising inequality might plausibly spark a populist attack on wealth, including some sort of national
The economics profession has been injected with enormous sums of money -- in the form of chairs, endowments, think tanks, advisory roles, consulting gigs, and God knows what else -- to push it further to the right.