Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: economy

How economic despair drives workers to their deaths

Corporate executives and Senate Republicans refuse to do the right thing, even if that means fueling Americans’ despair and sending more workers to early graves.

Four reasons why millennials don’t have any money

If we don’t start trying to reduce this generational wealth gap millions of young Americans will struggle to find financial security for the rest of their lives.

Record inequality and corporate profits are what media call a ‘strong...

What explains corporate media’s credulous reliance on uninformative economic measures, and contradictory references to a “strong economy,” alongside reports on a struggling working class?

Time for a billionaire ban

The wealthiest Americans dominate our airwaves. Let’s hear from someone else for a change.

Socialism, Capitalism, Or …?

Can we create socialism within capitalism, or capitalism within socialism?

Solving our financial problems

Does the U.S. have enough assets to solve some of its financial problems?

You will have Social Security just like your parents and grandparents—if...

We all, young and old, can have the same thing, but we need to demand it and to fight for it.

We need publicly owned utilities

California’s wildfires and blackouts show the dangers of entrusting our power to for-profit corporations.

Why is there increasing poverty in America?

We pretend that we are a fair and equal culture. And yet we let rampant greed take over.

The disaster of negative of interest rates

President Trump wants negative interest rates, but they would be disastrous for the U.S. economy, and his objectives can be better achieved...

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?