Wage Rage

Michael Lind’s latest book outlines New Right economic proposals, but repeats Old Left mistakes.

Death of a Talking Point

Returning to the tax policies of the 1950s would make our deficits worse.

The Next Issue in Family-Focused Public Policy

Paid family leave is getting serious bipartisan attention.

Silicon Valley Bank’s New Ownership, Explained

The new deal won’t end the federal government’s involvement in the SVB failure.

Buyback Mountain (of Nonsense)

Stock repurchases are under fire—for no good reason.

Why the National Debt Matters

Owing tens of trillions of dollars puts the U.S. on a course for stagnation—or crisis: A Dispatch Explainer.

The Tech Bubble Burst

Easy access to loans and high demand for products inflated the tech industry. Now it has lost both.

The Strangeness of Psychotic Jew-Hatred

Antisemitism remains astonishingly common, especially in its less feverish expression.

Bob Woodson: Civil Rights Champion and Critic

Ahead of retirement, the veteran activist says he still believes solutions to poverty come from communities themselves.

What Happened to FTX?

One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has declared bankruptcy: A Dispatch Explainer.

Everyone Hates Our Producerist Economy

But they’re not voting Republican to fix it.

Is the U.S. Government ‘Too Big to Fail’?

Our looming Treasury bonds crisis.

Book Review: ‘The Next American Economy’ by Samuel Gregg

As the populist elements of the right and left converge on economics, a new text provides a much-needed corrective.

Balancing Justice and Mercy

Thoughts on the death penalty.

The Power of Choice

And the futility of central planning.

The Power of Choice

And the futility of central planning.