Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tag: debt

“Debt shaming” has dampened democracy

As crucial steps to reduce income inequality, we need to reject “debt shaming” and insist on cancelation of student debt.

Oil drilling in Greece? This is what the high cost of...

A reprieve from debt – at an excessive price.

Student debt reaches more than $1 trillion – an all-time high

"We are crushing the next generation with debt."

Shouldering more than $1.5 trillion in debt, majority of young Americans...

Sixty-nine percent of young Americans support a single-payer healthcare program like Medicare for All, while 66 percent back government-funded college tuition.

Canceling student debt could be the answer to growing the economy

Overall, if these 44 million Americans were debt free, it would promote consumer spending and grow every sector of the U.S. economy.

Zombie Economy – Living Bubble

“The income and wealth inequality is the worst since the Great Depression. In 2015, the Top 1% earned 22% of all income earned in the U.S.”

Interest on the Debt Is Near a Post-War Low

It is also worth noting that we actually could buy back debt at a discount if interest rates rose.

If I Were the American Dictator

“The overall composition of Congress is not going to change much at all after the election. So, really, the only way to reboot America is to have a smart, benevolent dictator.”

The Economic Tsunami Gathering Momentum Off the Shores of America

Our government is a dysfunctional, corporate-ruled mess with a massive debt that has gotten out of control. “A massive tsunami, a mega-powerful financial tidal wave, is growing in intensity off the shores of America” and only we can stop the chaos that seems inevitable.

America Being Crushed by a Mountain of Escalating Debt

The U.S. and its citizens are inundated with massive debt as a nation, government, and society. It seems like an impossibility to get this issue under control, especially when a majority of funding goes directly to endless wars.

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4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”