Category: Economics

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Jack Rasmus: Abenomics 2.0 – Austerity Japanese Style

As the global economy slows, the push for still more and newer forms of austerity continues worldwide

Gabriel Levy: The spectre of social unrest is haunting Putin’s Russia

The economic strains on the elites of oil-producing countries are very real. In Russia and perhaps elsewhere, these economic conditions will certainly trigger social and labour movements that those elites don’t like and can’t control

Pete Dolack: Civil Rights Marches Versus the Right to Puke

Racism began to be developed as an ideology to counter solidarity between Blacks and Whites and to counter poor White settlers who left the colonies to live among Indigenous peoples

Alpha Winston: What the Sony Hack can Teach us about Capitalism

If there’s something else to be learned from the Sony hack, it’s that we cannot trust for-profit media organizations to report on issues relating to capitalism and profit-seeking

Robert Hunziker: Chile’s Plantation Economy

Neoliberalism is an economy theory that works extremely well, if you are already rich

Travis Gettys: Bernie Sanders: Destroy the big banks before the big banks destroy you

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) plans a legislative push for the breakup of Wall Street’s largest banks and lifting the cap on contributions to Social Security

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Joe Emersberger: Capitalism Must Die Or We Will

Cuba’s CO2 emissions are about half the global level on a per capita basis

David Rosen: The Latest Get-Rich Scheme

An increasing number of people are realizing that the entrepreneurial hucksters promoting “sharing” are abusing the deeper meaning of “trust”

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Patrick Bond: Ricardo Hausmann’s Tall Tales about South Africa

Misunderstanding Foreign Economic Relations and Worker Productivity

Isaiah Poole: The Ominous ‘Cromnibus’

A Budget Bill That Should Have Died

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