Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Great Depression

‘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.

The US need not inevitably descend into violent chaos if and...

It’s not too late to begin building a new politics designed to allow us as a people to respond to these crises in a constructive way.

The man in the bathtub, December 1, 1940

The 1930s were a rough time for all who labored.... Or sought work.

The man in the bathtub, December 1, 1940

The 1930s were a rough time for all who labored... Or sought work.

Zombie Economy – Living Bubble

“The income and wealth inequality is the worst since the Great Depression. In 2015, the Top 1% earned 22% of all income earned in the U.S.”

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Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?