Anne Kim

Selected Writings

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As in many past election cycles, corporate- bashing rhetoric has been the bread-and-butter of many progressive candidates and their supporters pressing for greater governmental intervention on issues such as corporate governance, wages, and worker benefits. But, as a comprehensive economic message and agenda, “fighting big business” unfortunately won’t lead to the kinds of policies workers need.

The idea of “guaranteed jobs” suffers from a variety of fatal defects, including its size, timing and relevance and any number of practical obstacles that make it administratively unworkable as well as politically untenable.