Dollars & Sense
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|Publisher||Economic Affairs Bureau, Inc.|
Dollars & Sense is a magazine focusing on economics from a progressive perspective, published by Dollars & Sense, Inc, which also publishes textbooks in the same genre.
Dollars & Sense describes itself as publishing "economic news and analysis, reports on economic justice activism, primers on economic topics, and critiques of the mainstream media's coverage of the economy." In recent years, the magazine took special interest to issues pertaining to global warming and environmental protection by means of economic policy.
Published since 1974 (it was originally a monthly; now it is bimonthly), it is edited by a collective of economists, journalists, and activists committed to the ideals of social justice and economic democracy.
It was initially sponsored by the Union for Radical Political Economics, but it is no longer affiliated with that organization. Today, the magazine is published by the independent Economic Affairs Bureau, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation based in Boston, Massachusetts. Circulation is about 7,000.
The magazine is aimed at academics, students, and activists in the economic justice, social justice and labor movements.
Among its award-winning articles are:
- Jamie Court, "Supremes Limit Punitive Damages", March/April 2004.
- Bob Feldman, "War on the Earth", March/April 2003.
- Arthur Stamoulis, "Slamming Shut Open Access", September/October 2002.
- Heather Boushey, "Good Times, Bad Times: Recession and the Welfare Debate," September/October 2002.
- Dena Montague and Frida Berrigan, "The Business of War in the Democratic Republic Of Congo: Who benefits?", July/August 2001.
- Danielle Knight, "United McNations," July/August 2000.
- Arvind Ganesan, "Corporation Crackdowns: Business Backs Brutality", May/June 1999.
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