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  • 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.

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As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a "Progressive Pick" every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful. Each week, we provide articles, excerpts and interviews about the Progressive Pick, and also offer you a chance to receive the book or DVD with a donation to Truthout. Related articles are archived below; click here to view the full catalog of available Progressive Picks.

2015 1213ws cat

Runaway Inequality Is Ripping Us Apart

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

2015 1210wallstreet cat

Economic Elites Will Only Give Up Power and Wealth When Forced to Do So

By Les Leopold, Labor Institute Press | Book Excerpt

2015 1126ch cat

Noam Chomsky | The Hubris of the United States

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Drafting a Feminist Constitution

By Katherine Cross, The Feminist Press | Book Excerpt

2015 1112pp cat

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