As long as the Wall Street triumphalists’ unreflected “why worry?” thinking remains the norm, the urgently needed pursuit of a U.S. economic reform agenda will go nowhere.
The COVID 19 pandemic is highlighting U.S. shareholder capitalism’s gross inequities.
The day when Fed Chairman Jerome Powell rode in to rescue financial markets to prevent their complete freezing up could have entered our history books as another global mega-crash.
Is it possible that U.S. society is more divided today than it used to be at the height of the anti-Vietnam war protests in the late 1960s?
Reflections on gargantuan levels of military spending, pseudo “efficiency”-minded corporate outsourcing and an ill-fated obsession with American exceptionalism.
If valuing human rights and dignity is “socialist,” then sign me up.
Europe keeps dithering on the global stage. Even the French and the Germans can’t fake consensus anymore.
Amidst many worries about globalization, suggestions for a constructive path forward.
A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring global hunger — in a world that has enough food to feed everyone.
The U.S. model of shareholder capitalism only benefits the top 10% of society. Northern Europe’s codetermination model expands economic opportunity.