Thursday, April 25, 2024

Tag: inflation

Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

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

Unveiling inflation’s true culprit: corporate profits over people

An in-depth investigation reveals how major corporations have exploited economic changes to inflate prices and maximize profits, leaving American households grappling with high costs.

Billionaires’ wealth skyrockets by 114% amid global poverty surge

This extraordinary accumulation of wealth comes at a time when nearly 5 billion people globally grapple with the challenges of inflation, war, and the climate crisis, slipping further into poverty.

NYT columnist misleadingly trashes the economy, to explain why people view...

Dissecting Economic Pessimism: Analyzing Steve Rattner's Perspective on Public Sentiment

Why news of population decline and economic slowdown isn’t necessarily a...

The Wall Street Journal called China’s slowdown “disappointing.” But for the environment, it is welcome news.

Solving the debt crisis the American way

When the old system finally breaks and we are primed for a new one, these are the principles that should guide us in its development.

The Fed’s inflation mistake continues

Most of the pain is borne by people who are already struggling to keep up with rising prices: lower-wage workers and the poor.

3 lies Republicans are using this election

They involve crime, inflation, and taxes. But here are the facts.

House analysis confirms corporations use ‘cover of inflation to raise prices...

"It is unacceptable that certain companies and industries are engaged in extreme price hikes under the cover of inflation," said Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi.

Fed hikes interest rate despite recession warnings from experts

Economists warned that increasing interest rates too quickly was "a very dangerous approach," could make inflation worse and cause "great pain" without addressing real economic issues.

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As conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza intensify, world powers led by the US ramp up military expenditures, sparking debate over global security priorities and economic consequences.

Electric vehicles sales remain strong globally new report from IEA confirms

The IEA said that electric vehicle sales will reach 17 million in 2024, which is up from 14 million in 2023, according to its new Global EV Outlook 2024.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.