'FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong on the Global Economy' - Mark Weisbrot (3/3)
CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot dispels the myths surrounding Latin America's historic elections of left governments and their implementation of anti-poverty and social programs

  August 17, 2016

'FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong on the Global Economy' - Mark Weisbrot (2/3)
CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot says the collapse of the IMF's power over low and middle-income countries is one of the most significant changes in the international financial system

  August 16, 2016

'FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong on the Global Economy' - Mark Weisbrot (1/3)
CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot says the failures of the Eurozone and European economies are due to unaccountable, unelected authorities who have taken control of fiscal policy in order to remove social and economic protections for ordinary people

  August 15, 2016

Deep Depression in Italy Gave Germany an Absolute Advantage
Economist Heiner Flassbeck says there's no debt crisis in Europe, it is Germany's absolute competitive advantages that drove deflation throughout Europe

  August 4, 2016

Ending Tax Dodging by Utilities Can Prompt Clean Energy Transition
Janet Redman of the Institute for Policy Studies explains how ending subsidies to utilities can help fund clean jobs and clean energy transition.

  July 21, 2016

Why Bankers and Financiers Benefit from Low Inflation Policy
PERI's Gerald Epstein explains why financial institutions like the IMF promote fiscal policy that reduces investment, economic growth, and employment

  July 5, 2016

Corbyn and Sanders Reigniting Democratic Socialism
Prof. Leo Panitch says Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn are opening up space for people who want economic democracy and socialism

  May 7, 2016

Why Krugman's Latest Attack on Sanders' Economic Plans Is Wrong
Economists Bill Black and Michael Hudson respond to Paul Krugman's latest New York Times column, "Sanders Over the Edge"

  April 9, 2016

Growth is Useless Without Equal Economic Distribution
Robert Pollin of PERI challenges Paul Krugman's assertion that Sanders' economic proposals are unrealistic and questions conventional wisdom on economic growth

  April 2, 2016

Panama Papers Expose Kleptocracy in Action
Investigative Journalist James Henry describes how government officials are directly benefiting from the tax havens they are responsible for dismantling

  April 4, 2016

How The Chinese Debt Bubble Led to the Stock Market Plunge
Johns Hopkins professor Ho-fung Hung says we are seeing a continuation of the stock market collapse from the summer of 2015, and executive measures to rescue the market can only create more trouble in the long run

  January 4, 2016

The Top Three Economic Stories of 2015
UMKC's Michael Hudson breaks down how the increasing wealth gap, suppression of wages, and IMF rule changes are creating a battle between the classes

  December 31, 2015

$100 Billion in Tax Revenue Lost Every Year Due to Loopholes for Multinationals
On 60 minutes, Apple CEO Tim Cook says accusations of tax avoidance schemes are 'total political crap', but economist James Henry says it's unfair for corporations to simply wash their hands of having to share the costs of government

  December 23, 2015

Why You Should Be Concerned by the Fed's Interest Rate Hike
PERI Co-director Gerald Epstein says while the interest rate hike is meant to demonstrate the growing strength of the US economy, it could actually end up slowing it down

  December 17, 2015

Wealthiest 20 Americans Have More Wealth Than the Entire GDP of India
Josh Hoxie of the Institute for Policy Studies discusses the findings of his recent study on wealth inequality and comments on Mark Zuckerberg's 'philanthropy'

  December 3, 2015

New Research Says Income Inequality Worsened Under Fed's Quantitative Easing Policy
PERI's Gerald Epstein says monetary policy itself won't narrow the gap because weak unions, anti-union governments, low bargaining power of workers, and lack of access to credit for the poorest remain central problems

  November 4, 2015

Breaking the Western Union's Remittance Monopoly
Economist James Henry says remittance transfer costs combined with the foreign exchange amounts to 15%, which is simply unaffordable for the poor who depend on remittence as a life line

  October 14, 2015

Court Rules Argentina Creditors Can't Seize Its Central Bank
Former bank regulator Bill Black discusses the significance of a U.S. court ruling regarding Argentina's debt.

  September 3, 2015

Investigative Report Finds World Bank Displaced 3.4 Million People (1/2)
Alnoor Ladha, executive director of The Rules, says it is time to examine the stated mandate of the World Bank, its true intent and the history of one oppression after another it has caused through structural adjustment policies

  April 23, 2015

The Republican Budget vs. The People's Budget
TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux interviews the progressive Economic Policy Institute and conservative National Taxpayers Union and asks which policies would benefit everyday Americans

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