Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: U.S. Economy

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.

Trump’s 4 biggest lies about today’s economy

Trump is having only one positive impact on the economy: His continuous P.T. Barnum lies about how good it is have improved consumer confidence.

We can no longer afford a fossil fuel economy

The costs of not acting are high. The benefits of investing in a clean energy economy would be widespread. We need to keep building the movement.

To stop the next financial crisis, we need public ownership of...

Public ownership of banks is not as crazy as it may sound. It has been the default political response to financial crises around the world for decades.

Trump betrays workers – again and again and again

Despite all the posturing, this is an administration and Congress beholden to deep-pocket donors and entrenched corporate interests, that is acting relentlessly and systematically to undermine working people.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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