Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: U.S. Economy

Learning from mistakes: It’s time to lower interest rates

A statement of this intention by the Fed, along with a modest rate cut, would be a huge step in this direction.

The moneyless economy is thriving in America

The free and shared goods economy is creating community resilience and alternatives to trash culture for millions of people.

Four corrosive ‘bad myths’ batter America until unifying ‘good myths’ regain...

History depicts the battle between “bad myths” that divide, even destroy, vs the “good myths” that speak to the grandeur of the American experiment.

The little secret about corporate profits

The power of big corporations to raise their prices higher than their costs are rising.

The quality (or inequality) of life

Poverty in history’s richest nation.

What Social Security should really be paying to survive in this...

Social Security is one of the most popular and progressive government programs in the United States. But Republicans, who try to obscure their real agenda, are bent on cutting it.

New Warren bill would empower Feds to crack down on corporate...

"Corporations have price gouged consumers for extra profits—and gotten away with it—for too long."

Manchin under fire for blowing potential $60 billion hole in US...

The death of Democrats' $1.75 trillion reconciliation measure could deprive the U.S. economy of $60 billion in gross domestic product (GDP) over the next three quarters, hampering the nation's fragile recovery.

Psst: You want to know what’s really driving inflation? (Not what...

The underlying problem is not inflation. It’s lack of competition. Corporations are using the excuse of inflation to raise prices and make fatter profits.

Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial...

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leaders for war crimes and...

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor applies for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Defense Minister Gallant, and top Hamas leaders, charging them with war crimes and crimes against humanity from the October 7 attacks and ensuing Gaza conflict.