Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Monetary policy takes center stage: MMT, QE or public banks?

A network of public banks including a central bank operated as a public utility could similarly fund a U.S. Green New Deal – without raising taxes, driving up the federal debt, or inflating prices.

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.

The roots of police violence in Chicago: How cops have targeted communities of color...

"It’s been part of the culture, along with the code of silence, along with the systemic racism that is so prevalent in the Chicago Police Department."

This is how borrowing things from our neighbors strengthens society

Research shows that small talk and casual connections create happy communities and less-lonely individuals.

The IMF showed the world how not to celebrate International Women’s Day

The IMF’s appeals for women’s economic stability in the recipient countries of their loans are a slap in the face to the women who are living proof of the IMF’s indifference to the human suffering they cause.

Leaked document shows Trump administration planned to traumatize migrant children

The Trump administration intended to "traumatize children and intentionally create a humanitarian crisis at the border."

‘Tired of being unsupported and messed with,’ teachers stage a bold protest that scores...

“Teachers want to have fair ways for us to ensure the public education system continues to provide access to well-supported schools for all kids.”

Rush Limbaugh suggests New Zealand shootings might be a false flag attack committed by...

Limbaugh: "There's an ongoing theory that the shooter himself may in fact be a leftist who writes the manifesto and then goes out and performs the deed purposely to smear his political enemies"
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Former Neo-Nazi: President Trump may be complicit in growing threat of white supremacy

"This is not an isolated incident. This is not a fringe problem. This is a transnational terrorist alliance."

Gearing up for possibility of another Trump shutdown, airport workers ready mass protests in...

"We need people to fully understand what the issues are so that we can be prepared to respond potentially with withholding our service, if that's what it takes to stop a continuation of the shutdown."