Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: economy

Rigged: How globalization and the rules of the modern economy were...

The richest 1% have done extraordinarily well over the last four decades. But income has stagnated for the majority. This was not...

The 5 biggest corporate lies about unions

Don’t believe the corporate lies.

‘Slowbalization’: Is the slowing global economy a boon or bane?

A group of Italians started the Slow Food movement back in the 1980s. Stay away from fast-food restaurants, they urged: eat local,...

5 ways the economy is stacked against young people

The mechanics of wealth-building are fairly simple. Save more than you spend, invest those savings to generate more money. Lather, rinse, repeat.

Which shall we have: Love or greed?

The United States supposes itself to be a Christian community. Such a community should focus on love rather than wealth and power. Shouldn’t it?

How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic...

U.S. states and cities hand out tens of billions in taxpayer dollars every year to companies as economic incentives. These businesses...

Economy boom? Nearly half of all Americans still struggle to pay...

The 'booming economy' has done “little to narrow the persistent economic disparities by race, education, and geography.”

Older Americans descend into retirement without a golden parachute

The increasing economic burdens on older Americans are part of the growing rallying cry over wealth inequality among progressives.

The American Dream is alive and well – in China

In the 21st century, it is time to upgrade our economic model from one of feudal exploitation to a cooperative democracy that recognizes the needs, contributions and inalienable rights of all participants.

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Avalanche-level liar Trump learned art of deception from the pros: US corporations

For avalanche-level lying, deceiving, and misleading, mega-mimic Donald Trump need look no further than the history of the corporate advertising industry and...