A Note on Jobs & Unemployment Original publication date – 12/27/2016; Revised – 12/31/2017 As the presidential campaign of 2016 fades away and the Trump Era begins, we find a national scene without any real --->> read more -->>
December 27, 2017Comments Off on Recently Noted – A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America by Ed Pilkington
Recently Noted – A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America by Ed Pilkington In the Time of Republican Transfers of Income and Wealth to the Rich and Corporations A friend pointed --->> read more -->>
December 20, 2017Comments Off on Deficits, Deficits – the rhetoric of the forthcoming attacks on the poor
Deficits, Deficits – the rhetoric of the forthcoming attacks on the poor Republicans Create Bigger Deficits Then Blame The Entitled Poor The Republicans have given huge tax breaks to the wealthy and corporations thereby ballooning --->> read more -->>
December 19, 2017Comments Off on Cotton and the Miracle of the Self-Regulating Market
Market Automaticity A central feature of free-market, neoliberal ideology is the automaticity of the market, the self-regulating market. As I describe in my keynote essay, “What Is Market Capitalism and Why Do We Need to --->> read more -->>
December 14, 2017Comments Off on Recently Noted: World Inequality Report 2018 – findings and policies
Inequality in the World – findings Inequality in wealth and income is not a new phenomenon. Nevertheless, recent decades in the US, and as this new report World Inequality Report 2018 shows, the world has --->> read more -->>
Opioids and White Privilege The arrival of opioids as a national concern might focus your attention on the role of drug companies, doctors, and hospitals in creating this new addiction path. In the October 30 --->> read more -->>
Cost of War – $5.6 trillion for US wars 2001-2017 The Watson Institute at Brown University has just released an updated report: United States Budgetary Costs of Post 9/11 Wars Through FY2018: A Summary of the --->> read more -->>
December 12, 2017Comments Off on Vicious Republicans Attack Children’s Health Insurance Program
CHIP has been defunded by the vicious Republican Party. Nearly 9 million children are loosing their health insurance as states run out of funds. The Congress, controlled by the vicious Republican Party that is more --->> read more -->>
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