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Covid Profits of Pharmaceutical Monopolies vs Peoples’ Lives

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 28/11/2020 - 8:34pm in

The WTO is set to consider a proposal supported by 99 countries to waive intellectual property protection for Covid treatments.

The Coming Deadly Covid Winter

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 25/11/2020 - 9:39pm in

Extrapolating from well-advanced Covid developments leads to some ugly destinations.

Tapped-Out Tenants Take Charge as Landlords Pursue End Runs Around Eviction Moratorium

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 13/11/2020 - 4:51pm in

Tenants face harassment and lockouts to pressure them to leave their homes — but renters are fighting back.

Replacing Rentier Capitalism Is One of the Defining Challenges of Our Age

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 08/11/2020 - 10:25pm in

Housing itself is just the most egregious tip of a very large iceberg. Everywhere you look, COVID-19 is widening the gulf between those who own assets and those who owe debts.

The Other Eviction Moratorium: Storefront and Office Tenants are Hanging on. But for How Long?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/11/2020 - 10:30pm in

New York City's struggle between commercial landlords and their tenants over rents owed versus lousy recovery prospects reveals a lot about perverse incentives.

Michael Olenick: The Real Origins of Trump – The Foreclosure Crisis

The foreclosure crisis was a key element of Trump's win in 2016, yet the Democrats are still in denial about its costs.

Residential Evictions Bearing Down on Many Tenants

Winter is coming, and unless something major changes, with it, evictions.

Housing Market Goes Nuts, Everyone Sees it, But it Can’t Last

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 24/10/2020 - 7:21pm in

A contrarian take on housing.

Why Has Mayoral Candidate Scott Stringer Invested New York City Pensions in Private Equity Firms Like Blackstone?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/10/2020 - 9:11pm in

The New York City pension system provides more proof that investing in private equity hurts performance.

Macro N Cheese – Debt Deflation and the Neofeudal Empire with Michael Hudson

Another tour de force by Michael Hudson, this one stressing the role of unproductive real estate in modern debt bondage and Trump's MMT.