Monday, July 6, 2020

Tag: finances

19 things we learned about money in politics in 2019

The year in campaign finance had highs and lows (mostly lows).

Monetary policy takes center stage: MMT, QE or public banks?

A network of public banks including a central bank operated as a public utility could similarly fund a U.S. Green New Deal – without raising taxes, driving up the federal debt, or inflating prices.

Energy Transfer, banks lost billions by ignoring early Dakota Access Pipeline...

“Unfortunately, the companies and financiers behind DAPL presumed that compliance with national laws was sufficient for the project to move forward on Sioux territory rather than abiding by international human rights standards.”

Social Security helped slash elderly poverty to 9.2 percent in the...

So if Americans agree that our elders should never again return to having to age in poverty, there are several ways we can shore up the Social Security system.

Debt Buyers Bury Hard-Hit Consumers in Lies

Millions of Americans have been hit hard and now find themselves swimming in consumer debt. A new scam has 1 in 7 struggling adults in the U.S. under pursuit by debt collectors. These predator corporations are ending any hope of recovery.

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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Protesting where it hurts the super-rich

That 60% of Americans whose wealth is matched by a roomful of billionaires should be working together to fight economic injustice.

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.