financial history

  • The Fall of the American Fraudster?

    From Sam Bankman-Fried to Dr. Oz, are the latest wave of American scam artists going to get what's coming to them? Stephen Mihm puts the lastest round of hucksters into the longer history of American fraud, official indifference, and public credulousness.

  • Could a New Public Digital Dollar Enhance Democracy?

    by Jeffrey Sklansky

    The debate over the digital dollar is ultimately about whether the production of money should be a business run for private profit or a resource owned and operated by the public.

  • The Real Legacy of the 1970s

    by Michael Tomasky

    Inflation was as pivotal a factor in our national crackup as Vietnam and Watergate.