Economic fundamentals

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Rationing Looms As Diesel Crisis Goes Global

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 28/03/2022 - 6:20pm in

Diesel shortages are on the way to becoming so serious that they'll first create inflation and then slow demand.

Corporations Are Suppressing Wages—There’s a Fix for That

Don’t buy the hype about wages rising naturally About 1/3 of American workers are underpaid due to the refusal to raise the minimum wage.

Some Additional Comments on the Russian Counter-Sanction of Requiring Gas Payments in Roubles

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/03/2022 - 9:50pm in

Attempting to clear some of the fog around the Russia counter-sanction of requiring rouble payment for gas by "unfriendly nations."

How Fossil Fuel Governments Control the IPCC

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/03/2022 - 7:32pm in

The work of the IPCC is necessary. That’s why it’s important that the UN not be the owners of the go-to reports it issues.

Stagflation Threat: Be Pragmatic, Not Dogmatic

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 24/03/2022 - 12:55am in

More discussion of the current, misguided central bank use of interest rates to combat inflation, and what will probably become stagflation.

Russia Sanctions Collateral Damage: Diesel Shortage Risk Worsening, EV Batteries

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/03/2022 - 9:57pm in

More on the "soon to be with us" sanctions-induced diesel shortage, along with EV battery woes.

Sanders Opposes America COMPETES Act Over Billions in ‘Corporate Welfare’

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/03/2022 - 9:17pm in

Sanders takes on the supposed US competitiveness-boosting COMPETES Act as corporate grifting.

Michael Hudson Discusses Russia Sanctions Blowback on the Renegade

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/03/2022 - 8:57pm in

Michael Hudson revisits how US sanctions will ultimately hurt its economy more than Russisa's, as crippling the dollar hegemony.

Ukraine Updates and Scott Ritter on Russia Military Strategy and Progress

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/03/2022 - 9:54pm in

Some over the weekend sightings on the war in Ukraine.

Corporate Legacy Debt, Inflation, and the Efficacy of Monetary Policy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/03/2022 - 9:34pm in

Why high levels of corporate debt can make monetrary tightening less effective in controlling inflation.

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