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A Lasting Remedy for the Covid-19 Pandemic’s Economic Crisis

Joseph E. Stiglitz New York Review of Books
As catastrophic as it is, the Covid-19 pandemic offers a moment of reflection. If we set our sights high and not throw money at big corporations, perhaps we can emerge from the crisis with an economy and society that are stronger than before.

The Truth About the Trump Economy

Joseph E. Stiglitz Project Syndicate
It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he has been good for the American economy. Nothing could be further from the truth.

America's Rigged Economy in Two Minutes

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, explains why the American economy is rigged, and what that means for future generations.

From Brexit to the Future

Joseph E. Stiglitz Project Syndicate
On both sides of the Atlantic, citizens are seizing upon trade agreements as a source of their woes. While this is an over-simplification, it is understandable. Today's trade agreements are negotiated in secret, with corporate interests well represented, but ordinary citizens or workers completely shut out. Not surprisingly, the results have been one-sided: workers' bargaining position has been weakened further, compounding the effects of legislation undermining unions.

Why We Recommend a NO in the Referendum - In 6 Short Bullet Points

Yanis Varoufakis; Joseph Stiglitz Yanis Varoufakis
The future demands a proud Greece within the Eurozone and at the heart of Europe. This future demands that Greeks say a big NO on Sunday, that we stay in the Euro Area, and that, with the power vested upon us by that NO, we renegotiate Greece's public debt as well as the distribution of burdens between the haves and the have nots.

Tidbits - June 18, 2015 - Bernie Sanders, Tamir Rice, Kalief Browder, Ella Baker, BDS, Low-Income Schools, Paul Robeson, and more...

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Reader Comments: Bernie Sanders; Tamir Rice; Kalief Browder; Ella Baker; BDS; Low-Income Schools; Rachel Dolezal; TPP; Edward Snowden; Greece; Bessie; Okinawa; Puerto Rico; Jazz; Watts Rebellion; Immigration; Announcements: March to Shut Down Rikers; Detroit Tribute to Paul Robeson and His Work for Peace; Solidarity Delegation of 20 US Activists to Visit Venezuela
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