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Austerity

 

'Everything Is Not Fine': Nobel Economist Calls on Humanity to End Obsession With GDP

"If we measure the wrong thing," warns Joseph Stiglitz, "we will do the wrong thing."

Jon Queally ·


Demanding Lawmakers Forge 'Path Away From Climate Suicide,' Groups Kick Off Green New Deal Push

"We have no time to lose in the fight to avoid irrevocable climate chaos."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders

It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."

Julia Conley ·


As Wall Street Vultures Circle, Demands for Immediate Puerto Rico Debt Relief

"Washington must abandon its austerity agenda and support the removal of all manmade obstacles to Puerto Rico's recovery and reconstruction."

Jessica Corbett ·


The United States of America as a Sacrifice Zone

Despite the encouraging policy-making that hit the headlines this summer, America remains a significant sacrifice zone with economic policies that justify their painful impact on the poor and marginalized as necessary for the greater good.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


The Only Decent Economy Is One That Works for Working People

A simple shift in perspective can eradicate our taste for austerity.

Hamilton Nolan ·


The Costs of Investing in War, Not Human Livelihood

War and ever greater preparations for more of it do not lay the groundwork for a good democracy.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


'Enough Is Enough' Campaign Launched in UK to Fight Cost of Living Crisis

"Fair pay, affordable bills, enough to eat, and a decent place to live. These aren't luxuries—they are your rights!"

Kenny Stancil ·


Right-Wing Selfishness Fuels the War on Abortion and Other Rights

Stories abound of conservative women who picket out front of clinics quietly coming in the back to get their own abortions.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


How To Get the War Out of America

A policy of healing rather than warfighting has never been seriously considered, articulated, or deployed in any manner by this country.

Brad Wolf ·

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