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Joseph Stiglitz

A Global People’s Bailout for the Coming Crash

When the global financial crisis resurfaces, we the people will have to fill the vacuum in political leadership. It will call for a monumental mobilisation of citizens from below, focused on a single and unifying demand for a people’s bailout across the world

Adam Parsons ·

The Pain of Puerto Ricans: A Profit Source for Creditors

Thousands died because of the storm. For those who survived, the territory's burdensome debt means more suffering is on the way

Lara Merling ·

What Do Those People Want?

It's simple: progress.

Jim Hightower ·

Protesting 'Morally Repugnant' Trump Policies, Poor People's Campaign Demands Action on Housing, Health, and Climate

"We are being sold an immoral narrative that there isn’t enough. There's not enough to house the homeless—but there's enough to build luxury condos everywhere. We are here to right these wrongs."

Julia Conley ·

UN Report Says US is a “Shithole Country”

Instead of corporate media basically ignoring the UN report, there should be screaming headlines.

John M. Repp ·

How Costa Rica Gets It Right

How has a country of under five million people become a world leader in developing holistic policies that promote democratic, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth? The answer lies in its people's belief that focusing on the welfare of all citizens not only enhances wellbeing, but also increases productivity.

Joseph Stiglitz ·

Costa Rica Will Become World's First Carbon-Free Country by 2021, New President Says

"When we reach 200 years of independent life we will take Costa Rica forward and celebrate...that we've removed gasoline and diesel from our transportation."

Julia Conley ·

Is the ‘Liberal World Order’ Worth Saving?

We live in a profoundly unequal world. 70 percent of the world’s population owns only 3 percent of its wealth, while 8.6 percent of the population owns more than 85 percent.

Richard Eskow ·

Corporate Media Ignoring Puerto Rico's 'Shock Doctrine' Makeover

The islands governor, Ricardo Rosselló, has wasted no time using his territory's recovery as an opportunity to push a number of policy proposals right out of the "disaster capitalism" playbook

Reed Richardson ·

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