Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: economy

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...

Desperate central bankers grab for more power

Conceding that their grip on the economy is slipping, central bankers are proposing a radical economic reset that would shift yet more...

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,...

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

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.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”