Tuesday, 28 February 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Bill Gates Is Clueless on the Economy

    Dean Baker for Truthout: Last week Bill Gates called for taxing robots. It's nice to see the world's richest person proposing a measure aimed at redistributing money. Unfortunately, his idea makes no sense. We must stop assuming that productivity growth is the enemy of workers.

  • CPAC Dispatch: How Donald Trump Killed Movement Conservatism

    Now that the "alt-right," personified by Stephen Bannon, is in the White House, conservative leaders are trying to assess the correct place for it within the greater movement.

KEEP INDEPENDENT
MEDIA ALIVE

Truthout's fearless journalism is powered by readers like you.

The day-to-day costs to keep Truthout running are significant. We are in critical need of your support.

Can you take a moment to help keep us online and publishing?

Click here
to donate.

Dean Baker

Dean Baker

Dean Baker is a macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. He is a regular Truthout columnist and a member of Truthout's Board of Advisers.

Other articles by this author

2017 0220rep cat

More Republican Handouts to the Rich

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2017 0123cabinet cat

The Trump Cabinet: Strangest Show on Earth

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 1128tpp cat

The Slow, Painful Death of the TPP

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 1017medicare cat

The Old Debt and Entitlement Charade

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 1010tr cat

Trump and Trade: At Least Partially Right

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 0815trump cat

Trade, Truth and Trump

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 0808uber cat

Will Uber Go Under?

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 0314trump cat

The Year of the Angry Economists

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2015 1214amazon cat

Holiday Season Giving to Jeff Bezos

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed
Page 1 of 5
GET DAILY TRUTHOUT UPDATES
Optional Member Code

FOLLOW togtorsstottofb


Dean Baker

Dean Baker

Dean Baker is a macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. He is a regular Truthout columnist and a member of Truthout's Board of Advisers.

Other articles by this author

2017 0220rep cat

More Republican Handouts to the Rich

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2017 0123cabinet cat

The Trump Cabinet: Strangest Show on Earth

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 1128tpp cat

The Slow, Painful Death of the TPP

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 1017medicare cat

The Old Debt and Entitlement Charade

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 1010tr cat

Trump and Trade: At Least Partially Right

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 0815trump cat

Trade, Truth and Trump

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 0808uber cat

Will Uber Go Under?

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 0314trump cat

The Year of the Angry Economists

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed

2015 1214amazon cat

Holiday Season Giving to Jeff Bezos

By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-Ed
Page 1 of 5