Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: U.S. Economy

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.

How the American jobs plan would deliver one of life’s basic...

Upgrading water infrastructure would make Americans healthier while delivering a major boost to the economy.

Jobs report coverage lacked context, worker perspective

Workers might be in a better position to push wages up if employers are forced to compete with both the fear of the pandemic and increased unemployment payments.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.