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Only ten percent of art-school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?

Robert Neuwirth at the gesture store.

Step inside an experimental economy with no money — but lots of exchange.

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Should we retire labels like capitalism or socialism? Can we embrace the messy, uncategorizable economic reality? Two economists discuss


At the end of 2014, find repose by exciting the mind. 52 of the world’s leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work.

Economist Dilip Ratha discusses diaspora bonds in today’s talk.

Is the global economy accelerating toward a future that’s incompatible with democracy?

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Does money make you mean? Does lack of money make you sick? Epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson and social psychologist Paul Piff discuss the human effects of economic and social inequality.