Six friends of the blog offer their initial impressions of the Supreme Court’s recent decision about California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA)
A critique of recents changes in the subsidized childcare market, a look at courtrooms where no one knows the law, and a case for de-collateralizing the housing market. Plus, jobs, events, and summer academies.
The increasing use of criminal penalties against climate activists, the importance of bankruptcy to American households, and an anti-monopoly open course for the pure at heart. Plus, a new summer academy in NYC on Law, Organizing, and Power Building.
Why tribal lands aren’t a feasible safe haven from state abortion laws, why international economic law must reinvent itself as an enabler of non-market societal values, and why no one Court should have all that power. Plus, a CFP and online discussion you won’t want to miss!
Housing justice as a crucial predicate for the long-term success of social housing, the importance of tenant unions as a form of countervailing power, a CFP for ClassCrits XIII, and a virtual panel on power and justice in global value chains.
A new series on the decommodifying urban property, Sheila Foster on efforts by cities to transfer underutilized structures and land to underserved urban populations, a dynamite new LPE syllabus, and more!
A call for contestation in the administrative state, a plan to use international tax law to mitigate the exploitative harms of informational capitalism, and a tip of the hat to two of our finest.
A look at the power-building strategies adopted by the Black Panthers, the Gray Panthers, and the Young Lords. Plus, a CFP for LPE scholars, a podcast you won’t want to miss, and the scourge of price-gouging.
An interview with Kim Kelly about her new book, a deep dive into the Emergency Price Control Act of the 1942, and some recommended readings for newcomers to the blog.
Kate Jackson on the democratic virtues of administrative agencies, Luke Norris on a progressive vision of civil procedure, and the Sustainable and Global Economic Law research project invites you to summer in Amsterdam!
Joseph Fishkin and Willy Forbath kick off a symposium on their new book, Aziz Rana probes the persistent historical link between domestic equality and US imperial power, and Luke Herrine reflects on price-gouging and the theory of the fair price.
Antitrust week at the blog: Sanjukta Paul lays out some of the key affirmative principles for a root & branch reconstruction, Sandeep Vaheesan explains how strong anti-merger policy would encourage corporations to grow by expanding production capacity, and Marshall Steinbaum makes the antitrust case against gig economy labor platforms.
Why are Americans so unhappy about the economy? What could LPE could gain from paying greater attention to disability? When and where is the amazing Karl Klare being celebrated? The Weekly Roundup has you covered.
The dramatic finales to our symposia on Inflation and The Next Shift. Plus, upcoming events on abolitionist movements and healthcare!
Privacy’s manifold benefits for marginalized communities, LAPD’s use of “reform” strategies to co-opt criticism and expand data-driven policing, and an LPE perspective on contemporary critiques of digital mass surveillance.