Tag: U.S. Economy
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.
So it goes
When it comes to war, Americans remain willfully and incorrigibly ignorant. We have paid dearly for that ignorance and will likely pay even more in the years ahead.
Why so much wealth at the top threatens the US economy
Until the structural imbalance is remedied, the American economy will remain perilously fragile.