Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: economy

Low budget Amerika!

Without that extra UBI income, many of us will never be able to survive this Economic Pandemic!!

The federal government shouldn’t be trying to salvage our broken food...

Congress is considering an allocation for the mass killing of farmed animals.

Why the George Floyd Protesters are American patriots

For more than 200 years, ordinary Americans have taken to the streets to oppose injustice and improve their lives. That foundational right has been the basis for real change in the nation.

Why new infrastructure is a national imperative

A long-term infrastructure program is now a national imperative, essential to protect Americans from failing bridges and dams, ensure the steady flow of commerce and jump-start an economy hobbled by COVID-19.

Learning all the wrong lessons from the 2008 financial crisis

NYT should not fixate on debt as governments respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

Why America cannot afford to let the US Postal Service go...

The agency’s importance is growing. Come November, American democracy may depend on it.

Why Mitch McConnell’s refusal to help states with pandemic costs is...

McConnell is focused on one thing—capitalizing on the crisis at the expense of working Americans.

Becoming a marginalized person in a pandemic is eye-opening

So it is with some interest that I find myself now, in this time of coronavirus pandemic, suddenly in an un- or underprivileged status.

Solidarity over sanctions

By not responding to the global health crisis in a humane way, the American foreign policy establishment and many of its allies are eroding the country’s soft power and risk having much less influence over world affairs when it passes.

Reopening day 2020?

Big-time spectator sports are the last things we need...

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.