Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: economic crisis

Bernie Sanders: Covid relief package is “totally inadequate” for “unprecedented” economic...

“This country faces the worst set of public health and economic crises that we have faced in over a hundred years.”

Screwing with the unemployment statistics

Time for a little truth about the economic crisis.

From the sectoral to the local: Re-imagining labor and the left...

While the unintended economic disaster now unfolding throughout the world is unprecedented, the progressive left must heed the lessons of disasters like Katrina, Maria and wars of aggression in places like Iraq to be ready to confront the potentially life and death struggles ahead.

Prominent economists ask government for substantial improvements to short-time compensation program...

“Congress has the power to protect ordinary workers during this public health and economic crisis.”

‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Neither pandemic nor economic collapse is going to be a short-lived...

Huge layoffs = major recession; Raging infections and deaths = major epidemic.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

The aftershocks of the economic collapse are still being felt

“…the political fallout of the global financial crisis is only just getting started. The real confrontation, it seems, is yet to come.”

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.

Here’s why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you’ve been fully vaccinated...

The shifting recommendations don’t mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.