Issues / Economy
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state.
New report finds that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
Student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
After minor revisions due to updated data from the American Federation of Teachers, the report still concludes that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at the state universities with the 25 highest-paid presidents.
If we are to have an economy that works for everyone in harmony with the planet, then everyone has a part to play in the transition.
How Dr. King would view this day and the need to move beyond GDP.
As we end the longest period of war in our history, we should be entering a period of postwar downsizing - but what about the communities dependent on the massive post-9/11 military budget?
The profits of corporate giants that crash our economy and corrupt our politics deserve your outrage. But the efforts to curb them need your creative energy.
Two recent legal cases about money and free speech unveil a contradiction in our application of the First Amendment.