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Paying for a Green New Deal with Modern Monetary Theory

Paying for a Green New Deal with Modern Monetary Theory

March 21, 2019

Dean Baker / The Hankyoreh Much of the Democratic Party, including almost the entire pack of contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, has embraced the concept of a Green New Deal (GND). This is an ambitious plan for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, while at the same time creating good-paying jobs, improving education, and reducing inequality.…

Job Growth Slows to 20,000 in February, Modest Acceleration in Wage Growth

Job Growth Slows to 20,000 in February, Modest Acceleration in Wage Growth

March 8, 2019

By Dean Baker The index of aggregate hours fell 0.3 percent in February and is below the December level. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy added just 20,000 jobs in February. While this is a very weak number, it most likely is a bounce back from the extraordinarily rapid growth reported in…

Booking Producer

December 14, 2018

The Real News Network: Booking Producer Job Posting The Real News Network is looking for an experienced Booking Producer, for the daily news and documentary channel www.therealnews.com. About us: The Real News Network produces independent and uncompromising journalism. Our independence is maintained by not accepting advertising, government or corporate funding.  The network is a non-profit, supported…

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 7, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 7, 2018

September 10, 2018

Eze and Khalilah sit down with Caryn York, Executive Director of Job Opportunities Task Force, to discuss Baltimore City School closings due to lack of AC, Gov. Hogan’s rhetoric vs. track record, abuse of women of color by the criminal justice system, and how environmentalists and labor unions can jointly address climate change

Can Maryland’s Renewable Energy Policy Be Reformed?

August 30, 2018

Mike Tidwell of Chesapeake Climate Action Network says that Maryland’s renewable energy policy is flawed, but wind and solar industries support a bill to revise it

Alec Ross: Hogan Failing Maryland on Climate, Education, and Jobs

June 14, 2018

The Maryland Gubernatorial candidate says Hogan wants to carry out Betsy DeVos’s agenda on public schools, has failed to uplift areas like Baltimore, or create green jobs

Reality Asserts Itself - Rana Foroohar

May 9, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says the legalization of stock buybacks in 1982 allowed companies like Apple to now spend only 15% of their investments on R&D, while the majority is spent on market manipulation; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says the move from traditional pensions to 401k’s makes everyone feel they benefit from finance, when the vast majority of profits go to the elites and most people’s living standards deteriorate – with host Paul Jay