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All Pain and No Gain From Higher Interest Rates

Joseph E. Stiglitz Project Syndicate
In the name of taming inflation, central banks have deliberately set themselves on a path to cause a recession – or to worsen it if it comes anyway. Worse, today's monetary-policy tightening will leave long-lasting scars, there are better responses.

8 Lessons From the Midterm Elections

Julia Rock, Rebecca Burns, Andrew Perez, Matthew Cunningham-Cook, David Sirota Jacobin
Progressive and leftist voters are always told we’re too extreme. The midterm results should quash that narrative. Results suggest that when the Democratic Party listened to its progressive flank voters rewarded its politicians.

Tidbits – Nov. 10, 2022 – Reader Comments: Elections – No Red Wave; Dangerous Turn in Israel; No Black Players in World Series; Enola Holmes; Resistance Revival Chorus With Rhiannon Giddens “All You Fascists Bound To Lose”

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Reader Comments: Midterm Elections - No Red Wave; Dangerous Turn in Israel; No Black Players in World Series Linked to Decades of Cuts in Public Education; Enola Holmes; Resistance Revival Chorus with Rhiannon Giddens "All You Fascists Bound To Lose"

Can the Hotel Workers’ Union Save the Democrats?

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
In Nevada, Arizona, and Pennsylvania, the union has been talking to voters about progressive fixes to inflation for months, when Democrats didn’t know what to say.

Tidbits – Nov. 03, 2022 – Reader Comments, Elections – High Inflation, Huge Profits, Why Not Price Freeze; Politicians Giving Medical Advice; Lula Wins!; Mayor, UFT Push Medicare Advantage; Public Health; Mike Davis Tribute; Angela Y. Davis

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Reader Comments, Elections - High Inflation, Huge Profits, Why Not Price Freeze; Politicians Giving Medical Advice; Lula Wins!; Mayor, UFT Push Medicare Advantage; Copyright legislation; Public health; Mike Davis Tribute; Evening with Angela Y. Davis
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