Friday, July 12, 2024

Tag: global economy

Addressing the triple threat of debt, climate, and development    

Failing to address this crisis threatens a humanitarian catastrophe in which the countries least responsible for the climate crisis will face its worst effects.

Who’s winning and losing the economic war over Ukraine?

The winners are the opportunists and war profiteers, and the losers are the people of Ukraine, working and poor people everywhere, but especially in the Global South, and our fading hopes of halting the climate crisis.

How to survive us

Young people need real information and analysis, survival skills and resources.

1 in 3 of world’s poorest countries spend more on debt...

"Education systems desperately need more and better funding across low- and lower-middle-income countries."

America’s missed climate targets cost global economy $1 trillion, Dublin-based think...

“Someone, somewhere, at some time will eventually pay the price.”

Putting billionaires in their place

Counting up the number of billionaires in a nation can give us a vivid anecdotal sense of how concentrated a nation’s wealth has become.

Why free trade is bad for you (or most of you...

Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.

‘Weapons of math destruction’ are lurking in the global economy

Did the world let an economic crisis go to waste? We may soon find out the hard way.

Why economics must get broader before it gets better

Without significant adjustments, mainstream economics will remain two steps behind changing realities on the ground, and economists will be risking a further loss of credibility and influence.

A turning point for the global economy

The USMCA deal, also known as NAFTA 2.0, is a lot of things. But it is not free trade.

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Take the best cognitive test, Joe. Ace it—then fortify support, win nomination, then slam/shame...

Are we all not flying blind with two geriatrics on display (though the right-wing cares not at all).

Sen. Peter Welch calls for Biden to step aside amid concerns of Trump victory

Vermont Senator Peter Welch urges President Joe Biden to withdraw from the 2024 race, citing potential harm to Democrats’ chances and concerns over Biden’s age and performance.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.

Ocasio-Cortez files impeachment articles against Justices Thomas and Alito amid ethics scandals

Liberal Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduces impeachment articles against Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, citing undisclosed gifts and conflicts of interest.

For Trump and Biden, it’s all about empire first

Is each man’s priority to lead a dominant U.S. empire?