Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: recession

Pandemic crisis and recession can spark a fight for real change...

After getting $600/week in jobless pay, going back to work for $7.25 sucks.

Learning all the wrong lessons from the 2008 financial crisis

NYT should not fixate on debt as governments respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bill Moyers and Neil Barofsky on big bailouts

"The big financial institutions who were– obviously the biggest winners of the last bailout– they’re gonna win again. They always win. That’s kinda the way our system is organized."

How to prepare for the Trump recession

A recession is inevitable at this point. Here are 3 things we can do to prepare.

Death of the ‘usual’ economic evolution and the emergence of the...

With crisis comes opportunity, the possibility for growth and realignment with purpose; for change to take place—change that inculcates harmony, allowing for that which has hitherto been inhibited to be to be expressed.

We’re in a recession, and it’s likely to get worse

The shortcomings of U.S. economic policy, the healthcare system, and workers’ rights are being magnified by the current crisis.

Amid recession warnings, Trump reportedly considering more tax cuts for rich...

While continuing to publicly downplay warning signs that the U.S. economy is barreling toward a recession, the Trump White House is reportedly weighing a...

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.

Don’t Elect Tax and Spend Politicians

“If we want more war, more unemployment, a new recession, and bursting bubbles that drive financial instability, vote for those Republican incumbents, many of whom gave us the radically wrong invasion of Iraq and the daily hemorrhage of Pentagon contracts that produce record deficits and starve domestic budgets.”

The Economy in 2016: On the Edge of Recession

Congress is still in the thralls of austerity economics. Chances are, therefore, the next president will inherit an economy teetering on the edge of recession.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”