The destruction of the middle class

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Rana Foroohar and Mark Blyth: How Deep Will the Depression Get?

Rana Roroohar and Mark Blyth discuss the elections, tech, China, and Covid v. recovery with Paul Jay.

Yanis Varoufakis: How Progressives Could Still Win the 21st Century

Could progressives obtain power through a Progressive International movement?

Election Violence in November? Here’s What the Research Says

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/10/2020 - 7:20pm in

Why worries about violence and worse, fascism come the fall are largely suburban pearl-clutching as opposed to well-founded fears.

Shareholder Capitalism’s Ugly Legacy

Debunking some of Milton Friedman's destructive ideas, such shareholders, who only have residual claims in a company, ought to come first.

How Donald Trump Abandoned Workers After Promising to Bring Manufacturing Back to the U.S.

Restoring manufacturing to the US is a tall order. Not surprisingly, Trump's approach has been unserious.

Why Trump’s Promise to Save Manufacturing Was One He Never Intended to Keep

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/09/2020 - 4:25pm in

Trump’s promise to save manufacturing jobs and rebuild infrastructure was all bluster, no surprise from the man known for stiffing workers.

How Hypocrites in High Places Have Contributed to the Riots in the Streets

Why the riots of this summer resulted from the ever-increasing exploitation of low-income Americans, and how a Job Guarantee would reverse this power imbalance.

Coronavirus Economic Distress Hitting Indebted Professionals

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/09/2020 - 3:19pm in

Coronavirus damage is working its way up the economic food chain and is now hitting professionals in a meaninful way.

It’s Time for a Debt “Jubilee”

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 18/09/2020 - 7:59pm in

Households and businesses are overloaded with debt. Richard Vague offers a set of proposals for how to restructure it.