Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: U.S. Economy

China tariffs are a regressive tax on Americans, and risk a...

The middle class and poor pay a larger percentage of their incomes on these tariffs than do the rich.

An historic opportunity to transform trade when we stop NAFTA II

We can stop NAFTA II and replace corporate trade with a new model that raises working conditions and protects the environment.

Trump’s trade Czar, the latest architect of imperial disaster

No matter how deeply flawed such geopolitical visions may ultimately prove to be, their brief moments as official policy have regularly shaped the destiny of nations and of empires in unpredictable, unplanned, and often dangerous ways.

Facts that privileged Americans don’t want us to know

The following facts should have been reported by the mainstream media, but unfortunately most of that media is controlled by the very people who have reason to hide the facts.

New study details ‘staggering’ $6 trillion (and counting) price tag of...

"In sum, high costs in war and war-related spending pose a national security concern because they are unsustainable."

Amazon, and America’s real divide

What does Amazon’s decisions have to do with America’s political tumult? Turns out, quite a lot.

The truth about Trump’s economy

Look at actual living standards of average working Americans, and you see an economy that’s getting worse, not better.

Trump’s trade tariffs, a ‘fool’s errand’ that won’t work and will...

Trump did not have to resort to tariffs. All he needed to do was make it very clear to Chinese leaders that there had to be significant changes made to the trade relationship...

The truth about the Trump economy

Instead of an “economic boom,” most Americans are experiencing declines in all these dimensions of their lives.

Does the United States have a ‘strong’ economy?

The bottom line: The economy that America’s rich run is doing quite well for America’s rich.

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

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