The Monitor, May/June 2016

The Economy We Want
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May 1, 2016
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From slow growth to the Leap Manifesto, the guaranteed annual income to the $15 minimum wage, efficient re-manufacturing to public banking, people are talking about a different kind of economy and a more active role for government in taking us there. The May/June 2016 issue of the Monitor explores some of the new economic directions being rolled out by progressives that would put people to work and more wholly look after everyone where employment is limited—all while lowering society’s impact on the Earth. These are areas where we (on the broad left of the spectrum) can often disagree. Luckily, the Monitor is a place to have those sometimes difficult conversations, which can hopefully bring us closer to workable policy options for progressive social change.

Here is a sample of what you’ll find in our latest issue:

Cover illustration by Luke Ramsey