For the U.S. to decarbonize in an orderly fashion, “restrictive supply-side policies that curtail fossil fuel extraction and support workers and communities must play a role,” Rutgers Univresity economists Mark Paul and Lina Moe wrote last year.
Professor Mark Paul joins Emma Vigeland on The Majority Report podcast, diving right into the inspiration for his piece on an Economic Bill of Rights (and his economic work as a whole) in seeing the richest nation in history make its citizens suffer through the 2008 financial crisis, both conceptualizing that wealth and why GDP doesn’t present the full picture of a country’s well being under capitalism.
Rutgers economist Mark Paul always thinks before he speaks, and when he shares his ideas, they are worth listening to. Listeners includes staff at several Congressional offices, according to his bio, and his publicist names names: U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Cory...
New Book by Prof. Mark Paul – The Ends of Freedom: Reclaiming America’s Lost Promise of Economic Rights
In this book, Paul shows how economic rights—rights to necessities like housing, employment, and health care—have been a part of the American conversation since the Revolutionary War and were a cornerstone of both the New Deal and the Civil Rights Movement. Their recuperation, he argues, would at long last make good on the promise of America’s founding documents.
Disputes over the role of bureaucrats as experts and as politically neutral are more than a century old. But the Trump Administration’s position in these debates was very different. In his latest book, Stuart Shapiro uses 50 interviews to analyze neutral competence in the federal government.
Distinguished Professor Mark Robson, a SEBS professor who also teaches for the Bloustein School, has published the second edition of his edited volume Risk Assessment for Environmental Health, along with William A. Toscano, Qingyu Meng, and Debra A. Kaden....
The Shadow of Childhood Harm Behind Prison Walls: Theory, Evidence, and Treatment, by Professor Nancy Wolff
With authority and rigor, Wolff uses ethics, law, science, and compassion, to call out the anti-humanism roots underpinning the (un)intelligent design of the current correctional system and rings in a new way of intelligently designing and maintaining a just, fair, and person-centered system of asylum of and for humanity.
New Book by Michael Greenberg Examines Environmental and Social Justice Challenges near America’s Most Popular Heritage Attractions
Zoos, urban and national parks, and museums imply images of some of the most beautiful places and cultural treasures in the United States. This book, is about the people who live near them, the segregation they face, and resulting adverse health issues.
The Bloustein School’s Sustainable Raritan River Initiative at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey seeks images from the Raritan River and any of its tributaries to be considered in an upcoming book on the region. The categories for photographs may be from any...