Articles by Rob Larson

How Serious Is The Inflation Situation?

Current Affairs economist-in-residence Rob Larson offers a primer on rising prices and an assessment of conservative inflation panic.


It Turns Out the Right Just Believes In Power

The conservative tantrum on workplace vaccination shows why their ideas are wrong


Why We Should All Fear Facebook’s Oversight Board

A dark new world of private government is upon us.


Humanity Does Not Need Bill Gates

On everything from climate change to global health, the billionaire tycoon is a study in shamelessness.


Break Up Facebook, But That’s Just The Start

The FTC suit against Facebook has limited aims and long odds.


Big Business and its Bottomless Bootlickers

Some economists say that big business is good, actually. Are they correct? They are not.



Gambling With Your Health

The capitalist idea of “efficiency” leaves us vulnerable to emergencies.


A Quick Guide To What Is Going On With The Economy

Understanding the coronavirus recession.


Tech Companies Are Pretending To Be On Their Best Behavior

Big tech is watching its step and trying to appear ethical during coronavirus. Don’t be fooled.


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