Category Archives: Economy

Senior Iowans: You Are Targeted

If you are over 50 you better understand that is just a slice of what Republicans have in store for older Iowans and Americans if they win. With Trump as president and with Republicans running even one house of congress … Continue reading

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Toward Sustainable Pandemic Recovery

The climate crisis continues in the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic with its economic downturn threatens years of progress addressing climate change and sustainability. It’s now or never for the environment. Governments are expected to spend trillions of dollars in stimulus … Continue reading

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Who Is Really Looting America?

Robert Reich must see video. About 4 minutes. Did I say Must See?

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Where Did The Money Come From?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post giving my understanding of how the Republican Party (aka now the Trumpublicans) had worked for 40 years to drive the country so deeply in debt that the government could not possibly … Continue reading

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Sunday Economics With Robert Reich

Sometimes I feel I should apologize for posting so much Robert Reich, but his videos just make so damned much sense. They are also usually fairly short and always very understandable. Plus they are true, which can sometimes be an … Continue reading

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Iowa Policy Project On The State Of The State

It is hard to squeeze out time to listen to things like the State of the State address given by the governor last Tuesday. However, when a person can’t listen it is nice to know that someone with deep knowledge … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Next Crash

The left has some great economists that can sort out trends and make them understandable to the common person like you and I. For me the very best are Paul Krugman of the New York Times and Robert Reich. Today … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Economy Is in Much Worse Shape Than It Looks

Robert Reich is one of the best go to economists to find out what is truly happening in this country and the world in economics. Reich has a real handle on how the economic maneuverings of those who control the … Continue reading

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Who Is James Buchanan And Why Should We Care?

I stumbled on an incredible thread on Democratic Underground  Friday morning. The thread on DU was a thread reader app of a very long thread originally posted on Twitter by poster putinsclown. In this thread putinsclown exposes economist James Buchanan … Continue reading

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Low Wages And No Stability: Working In America

  Labor Day focuses light on stories about labor in this country. There are many publications that cover labor throughout the year but unfortunately most of these articles are ignored. In the era of Dear Leader and his constant assumption … Continue reading

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