Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: economy

Hunger crisis amid prosperity: 44 million Americans face food insecurity despite...

The juxtaposition of America's economic growth reports and the reality of widespread food insecurity shows an immediate need for a more inclusive approach to measuring prosperity.

Who’s to blame for out-of-control corporate power?

The public is waking up to the outsized power corporations wield over our economy and democracy. It’s about time.

The rent crisis: Half of US renters face unprecedented housing affordability...

The study reveals a staggering 50 percent of U.S. renters were dedicating more than 30 percent of their income to cover rent and utilities.

The silent revolution in American economics

There are three key areas where Biden is fundamentally reshaping our economy to make it better for working people.

Coalition implores Biden: Reject ‘inhumane’ program cuts amid fiscal negotiations

An unyielding stance against austerity measures as government shutdown approaches.

From Robber Barons to Bezos: Is history repeating itself?

It is time to fight for an economy and a democracy that works for all rather than the few.

Why does flying suck so much?

Companies get away with bad behavior when we accept their excuses that there’s just no other way to run a business.

Progressive groups unveil ‘Rural New Deal’ to ‘reverse decades of economic...

"Rebuilding and renewing supportive social and economic connections across rural and urban lines, empowering rural people and communities, moving away from extractive relationships of the past, is the course we must chart together."

Economic growth in G7 versus BRICS: a reality check

Like rose-colored glasses, anti-systemic glasses make economic problems appear less dangerous, narrower, and more limited in effects than they actually are.

300+ economists, millionaires, and elected officials to G20: ‘Tax extreme wealth’

While billionaire wealth surged to an all-time high, around 165 million people were thrown into poverty during the pandemic.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.