Saturday, June 19, 2021

Tag: global economy

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.

Trump’s trade tariffs, a ‘fool’s errand’ that won’t work and will...

Trump did not have to resort to tariffs. All he needed to do was make it very clear to Chinese leaders that there had to be significant changes made to the trade relationship...

The truth about the Trump economy

Instead of an “economic boom,” most Americans are experiencing declines in all these dimensions of their lives.

Trade war against China – 11 myths and delusions

There won’t be any winner in the trade war.

The entropy wars

Five financial uncertainties of 2018 (so far).

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Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.

Supreme court sides with giant corporations Nestle and Cargill saying they cannot be sued...

“We’re celebrating ‘the end of slavery’ but American companies are still profiting off of slave labor.”

‘A huge victory’: Biden USDA moves to restore animal welfare protections shredded by trump

“Finally, USDA will close the loophole allowing factory farms to produce ‘organic’ eggs and chicken.”

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased