Monday, July 4, 2022

Tag: stock market

Forget the badgering of hack politicians. Consumer boycotts & eco-smart investing...

Imagine the convergence when boycotts and selective stock investments boost targeted street actions

The stock market is not the economy

The next time you hear someone say the stock market is a reflection of the economy, tell them that’s rubbish! The real economy is jobs and wages.

Indecent stock market boom exposes riot-inducing inequality, not economic positives

Can enough discredited craziness end up teaching, “Everybody does better when everybody does better"?

On the same day Sen. Richard Burr dumped stock, so did...

The brother-in-law, a Trump appointee, sold between $97,000 and $280,000 worth of stock. Burr is under federal investigation over whether he traded on non-public information gathered through his work in the Senate.

Why stock buybacks must be ended

Buybacks don’t grow the American economy. So why are buybacks so popular with Corporate CEOs?

Forget the Dow Jones. How’s Doug Jones?

The stock market is owned by the rich. It tells you little about how ordinary Americans are doing.

We’re told the Dow Jones average…

But wait – nearly all stock is owned by the richest 10 percent of Americans, so the Dow Jones Average says nothing about the economic condition of the 90 percent majority of Americans.

Financial crisis – Rinse and repeat?

Is the stock market about to totally crash?

The Stock Market Is Getting Harder to Rig

The U.S. economy is in sad shape. Yet, corporate media tries to explain the recent stock market decline, which erased $2.1 trillion in the market value of stocks and in the pockets of Americans’ retirement savings, so logically.

VIDEO: 'Casino Capitalism: Economist Michael Hudson on What’s Behind the Stock...

While Americans watched stock prices tumble across the globe in Monday’s market turmoil, economist Michael Hudson joins Democracy Now to help make sense of what’s really behind the fluctuations in the market.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.