Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tag: economy

Trump is America’s most dangerous export

Trump’s presidency has become America’s most dangerous export.

The truth about the Trump economy

Instead of an “economic boom,” most Americans are experiencing declines in all these dimensions of their lives.

Sharing is key to a new economic and democratic order

We are at the beginning of the Age of Sharing, but it will not be gifted to us.

New data paint an unpleasant picture of poverty in the US

The bad news is that poverty still exceeds the 11.3 percent rate of 2000 and far too many people are poor in a country that is so rich.

Hey! Democracy! Choices!

Our enlightened self-interest is at stake, the well-being of our children and grandchildren is in the balance. Let’s do right. 

Does the United States have a ‘strong’ economy?

The bottom line: The economy that America’s rich run is doing quite well for America’s rich.

Retrospectives of the financial crisis are leaving out the most important...

It seems the only people not consulted for their perspective were those most powerfully affected by the crisis’ impact – the millions of families who suffered foreclosure and eviction.

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.

Ten years since economic collapse sparked Occupy Wall Street, the Cooperative...

“I think … we recognize we really haven’t done anything serious to deal with the causes of this crash.”

The Donald in Wonderland

Down the financial rabbit hole with President Trump.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

A judge is considering letting Monsanto off the hook in historic Roundup case

"You may not have been convinced by the evidence, but we were. I urge you to respect and honor our verdict and the six weeks of our lives that we dedicated to this trial."

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits GOP still salivating...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

Major victory for defrauded students: Judge orders Obama-era student debt relief rule go back...

"It's extremely validating to see a court agree that what the Department did was wrong, and to know that students who were cheated will finally be able to seek relief."

New Supreme Court ruling could make it easier to hold corporations liable for things...

A new SCOTUS ruling could open the door to corporate liability, making it easier to fight for things like climate change awareness, gun control, and the opioid crisis.

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