Students of modest means must pay a stiff price to build their capacity to contribute to society – and pay interest if they can’t afford that price. A wealth tax could apply this same principle to America’s rich.
I hate to break it to the Tea Partiers, but their presidential idol was less of a free-market hardliner in trade negotiations than Barack Obama.
The rhetoric around the budget and the debt ceiling simply can’t get any hotter without melting down the country.
“How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule,” New Report, Proposes a Way Out of Economic Recession
As Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses preventing inflation, a new report being released next week calls for restructure of the Fed, bank localization, and more.
This article is part of the presentations for the seminar “RMALC: 20 years resisting and building alternatives to free trade.” A summary in English is followed by the original Spanish version, including hyperlinks.
As governments look for new options for public revenue stream, this table by IPS Global Economy project director Sarah Anderson shows which options can be considered, their potential revenue, and their administrative and political feasibility.
Bush had a doctrine, Nixon had a doctrine, even Jimmy Carter had a doctrine. Why doesn’t Obama?
With the citizen-backed blockage of a proposed aluminum smelter, is Trinidad and Tobago changing course toward a rooted future?
Obama’s trade representative is trying hard to push approval of deals that the Bush administration negotiated.
There are still places in the world where folks from across the political spectrum can have a rational discussion about fair taxation.
Some say that organic farming means going “backwards.” These farmers think otherwise.
As more than 250 economists call on Obama to allow capital controls on trade agreements, the corporate lobby responds with distorted facts.
En una carta entregada el 31 de enero, más de 250 economistas hacen un llamado urgente al gobierno de Obama para que reforme las reglas de comercio de los Estados Unidos que restringen el uso de controles de capital.
Rising commodity prices and extreme weather events threaten global stability.
Rice farmers in the Philippines go chemical free, community strong.