Rob Urie

Rob Urie is an artist and political economist. His book Zen Economics is published by CounterPunch Books.

The Trillion Dollar Cat Shit Coin

The Political Economy of Climate Change

Economic Plunder in Recent History

Democrats, Social Security and the Fiscal Cliff

The Crisis for American Labor

The Plutocrats and the Placeholder President

Free Trade and Economic Imperialism

The Grand Bargain Meets the Bank Bailouts

Apparatchiks in a Class War

Capitalism and the Hole

Why Revive the System?

Wall Street and the Politics of Finance

Letter to the Dismal Center

Mitt’s Bad Week

Economic Policy and Rising Poverty

Bubba and Barack Go to Bank of America Stadium

The Finance Bomb

Meet Barack Obama

The Carbon Credit Hoax

Say Goodbye to Social Security

The Plight of Labor on the Campaign Trail

End the Prison-Industrial Complex, Now!

System Failure

What Do Events in Egypt Mean for the American Left?

Obama Sells Out Labor and the Environment … Again

Occupy is Alive; So is History

Occupy in History

President Cat Food

Getting Dazed and Confused With Paul Krugman

Black Bloc Anarchists and State Terrorism

The True Costs of Bank Crises

We’re All Greeks Now

The Power of Plutocracy

Banks Got Bailed Out, We Got Sold Out

Why Paul Krugman is Full of Shit

Incomes, Not Taxes, are the Real Issue

Let Them Eat Money

Racist Violence is Used to Maintain an Unjust Social Order

Despair You Can Believe In

Dissent and the Politics of Control

Debunking Charles Murray … Again

Revolution as Assisted Suicide

Factory Farms as Metaphor

What’s So Great About Efficiency?

Where Will the Jobs Come From?

Obama and Labor: the Self-Defeating Alliance

Who Benefits From Austerity Politics?

Don’t Tax the Banks, Break Them Up

The Politics of Envy

Obama’s Jobs Bill and Other Fictions