Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: economy

New UN climate report is ‘code red for humanity,’ but joining...

In its first major climate report since 2013, the IPCC offers its starkest warning yet: Serious impacts of global warming are now unavoidable.

Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

Why America needs union workers to drive the success of a...

Only America’s union workers have the skills and passion necessary to deliver historic, top-quality returns on the nation’s infrastructure investments.

Biden wants to crack down on bank mergers – here’s why...

With a fresh approach, I believe that policymakers can ensure that bank mergers support, rather than impede, the emerging economic recovery.

Why the U.S. must bolster retraining for workers harmed by unfair...

Relative to the size of its economy, the United States spends far less on worker training programs than many other industrial countries.

Yes, home care is infrastructure—don’t let them play word games with...

Infrastructure, like charity, begins at home.

So it goes

When it comes to war, Americans remain willfully and incorrigibly ignorant. We have paid dearly for that ignorance and will likely pay even more in the years ahead.

Why so much wealth at the top threatens the US economy

Until the structural imbalance is remedied, the American economy will remain perilously fragile.

Restoring the manufacturing base in the U.S. is the key to...

“Build new supply chains. Buy American.”

A Father’s Day guide to paid family leave

A national paid family leave plan promotes equitable participation in paid family leave and would mitigate the disparities and barriers that discourage fathers from taking paternity leave.

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Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...

Tucson cop fired after fatally shooting disabled man on video

“It is moments like this that test our resolve to ensure justice and accountability. We owe this to all Tucsonans.”

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

As SCOTUS considers ‘extinguishing’ right to abortion, calls mount for Congress to ‘step up’

“Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough,” said one doctor. “We continue to work toward reproductive justice.”