Links

Here is an article in the Washington Post by Mike Konczal on an anti-rentier politics.  He refers to a series of three blog posts at Salon by Michael Lind, and a paper by Michael Hardt.

Here is an article that argues that a public justification, in the sense articulated by John Rawls, exists for granting government recognition and conferring benefits on opposite-sex marriages, but that no such public justification exists for doing so for same-sex marriages.

Here is the Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment report on the use of torture in the so-called War of Terrorism.

Here is a paper by Arindrajit Dube, T. William Lester, and Michael Reich on the employment effects of raising the minimum wage.

Jane Slaughter on how a group of workers in Mexico purchased a tire factory after a three-year strike called to oppose the factory being shut down, and then began running the factory as a worker-owned cooperative.

An interview with Alex Gourevitch on the labor republican critique of wage labor as a kind of wage slavery.

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