All Articles on Economy

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves after speaking at an activists training event at the GLO Centre in Motherwell, Scotland on October 26. News
'Radical and Ambitious' Labour Manifesto Promises to Transform UK
"This Labour Manifesto is more than just a book. It represents real hope for communities up and down these four nations."
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Filmmaker Michael Moore speaks during a post-debate panel on MSNBC following the Democratic primary debate that took place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. (Photo: MSNBC) News
'Majority of Americans Agree With Me and Bernie': Michael Moore Makes Powerful Case for Medicare for All on Post-Debate MSNBC Panel
"The healthcare industry has caused more pain and harm and anxiety for the American people than practically any other industry, and we should never side with candidates that say we're going to keep this private profit-making thing going."
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13 October 2019, Ecuador, Quito: Demonstrators cheer on the government's decision to withdraw the controversial increase in fuel prices. This was agreed by the government and the leadership of the indigenous peoples after lengthy negotiations. (Photo by Juan Diego Montenegro/picture alliance via Getty Images) Views
Protests in the Global South: Ecuador and Chile Facing an Uncertain Economic Order
Protests in the global south, particularly in Chile and Ecuador, appear to be the result of long range monetarist policies that suit the political class and fail large sections of society.
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The Final Word From A Madman
Crazy old guy yelling on his lawn. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/AP. Front photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Despite what was universally viewed as "explosive" testimony from Gordon Sondland implicating him and almost every cretin who works for him in way impeachable crimes, a short time later a fat, old,...
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 The United States ranks near the bottom for life span and infant mortality—all while paying more per capita than nearly every other nation. Or maybe you’re one of the 30 million Americans who don’t have any health insurance coverage at all. (Image: Inequality Media / MoveOn) Views
Republicans (and Even Some Democrats) Trying to Scare You Away From Medicare for All Are Peddling Rubbish
We shouldn't be paying private for-profit corporate insurers boatloads of money to get the coverage we could have for much less.
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To become more courageous, hang out with courage! (Photo: CC7 / Shutterstock.com) Views
10 Tips on Disarming Despair
If we believe something is essential—as in fixing our broken democracy and confronting the climate crisis—we’ve shown over and over throughout our long history that we can indeed do whatever it takes.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (L) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) embrace after the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) News
Top Economist Robert Pollin Answers Key Questions on the Emerging Divide Between Sanders and Warren on Medicare for All
"I clearly don't think it is premature to have detailed discussions on funding Medicare for All," says co-author of 200-page study on that exact subject. "How Sanders or Warren should handle the matter politically is another matter."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) News
Ocasio-Cortez: 'I Was Sent Here to Safeguard and Protect People,' Not the Profits of Private Equity
During a hearing on Capitol Hill, the New York Democrat rails against industry destroying jobs and gutting the U.S. economy.
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Almost half of US families are unable to afford the basics like rent and food, and 40% can’t afford an unexpected $400 expense, with almost 80% of US workers living paycheck to paycheck. (Photo: AP/Craig Ruttle) Views
Record Inequality and Corporate Profits Are What Media Call a 'Strong Economy'
Corporate news outlets have an inherent interest in cloaking class warfare by equating a "strong economy" with the prosperity of the investor class, even if it comes at the expense of everyone else.
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North Korea to Trump: See You Soon In Your Dreams, Sucker!
The honeymoon. Reuters photo Art of the Hopelessly Incompetent Deal Redux: Oh, look, North Korea's fave murderous despot has played our hapless 'We Fell In Love' Dear Leader again. It's been 18 months since Trump came back from his much-hyped photo-op with Kim Jong-Un to proclaim that, "E verybody...
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