Sunday, February 5, 2023

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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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.