Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: economy

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

“These companies are not going to give you everything out of the goodness of their hearts. They start sweating when they see you standing together.”

Why U.S. labor laws need a major update—the PRO Act is...

The PRO Act will help to level the playing field and arrest the decades-long erosion of labor rights that significantly accelerated under the previous, anti-worker presidential administration.

The shecession: Women face staggering job & income losses amid the...

“The reason for this is because women are over-represented in the hardest-hit sectors: service, leisure/hospitality, education and healthcare services.”

To working stiff Trump supporters

Perhaps we need some of that now. That is not insurrection or revolution. Let us call it EVOLUTION.

High taxes – And the Reagan response

“I would suggest going back to our older society by raising taxes on the rich and enforcing anti-trust laws.”

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs—but you...

Scientists call the coral reefs the “rainforests of the sea,” because coral reefs—like rainforests—are highly diverse ecosystems; their destruction would lead to the extinction of a large number of species.

Trickle-down economics doesn’t work but build-up does—is Biden listening?

Trickle-down economics is a cruel hoax. The benefits of build-up economics are real.

ACTION ALERT: NYT erases US economic war against Venezuela

Please remind the New York Times that as a U.S. paper, it has an obligation to cover the effects of U.S. government policy on countries like Venezuela.

Study of 50 years of tax cuts for rich confirms ‘trickle...

“Major tax cuts for the rich since the 1980s have increased income inequality, with all the problems that brings, without any offsetting gains in economic performance.”

New research shows ‘pandemic profits’ of billionaires could fully fund $3,000...

“America’s billionaires could pay for a major Covid relief bill and still not lose a dime of their pre-virus riches.”

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Finally, Trumpers build their loyalty test ‘border wall’—only to keep out desperately needed voters

The party’s “rigged” addiction to sabotaging a legitimate election is itself “stealing” away its own leverage.

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.
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Video shows mentally ill man’s death in sheriff’s custody

“I don’t want any violence in my city. I want us to view this tape and I want us to learn what we don’t want happening here.”

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.