social spending

Trump’s Budget Targets Climate Change Spending Across All Federal Agencies

March 22, 2017

Cuts to block community grants that fund programs like Meals on Wheels are simply cruel because they don’t amount to any real savings for the government, says PERI’s Robert Pollin

Syria Crisis Serves Fear-Mongering Inside Israel

September 3, 2013

Shir Hever: The Israeli military industrial complex rakes profits from preparations for a confrontation with Syria, while social problems and the occupation remain unaddressed

The Making of "Untold History of the United States"

March 29, 2013
Watch part 2 on Tuesday

TRNN REPLAY: The 50TH Anniversary of the First US Offensive in Vietnam

March 29, 2013
Watch part 2 on Tuesday

Crisis in the Eurozone

March 18, 2013
Gerald Epstein: EU tries to force Cyprus to tax bank deposits to pay for bailout

Forbes Billionaires List Growing

March 17, 2013

James Henry: US still leads as many new billionaires emerging in China and Russia; corporate profits at record levels – as austerity hits and unemployment remains high

Documentary Exposes US Role in Iraq Sectarian Conflict

March 13, 2013

The full documentary can be viewed on the Guardian web site. James Steele: America’s mystery man in Iraq – video

Economic Outlook for 2013

January 2, 2013

Bob Pollin: With austerity policies in Europe and the USA and slow down in China and India, 2013 needs innovative policies or more recession is likely

Economic Outlook for 2013

January 2, 2013

Bob Pollin: With austerity policies in Europe and the USA and slow down in China and India, 2013 needs innovative policies or more recession is likely

The Fed Targets Unemployment With More Money for Banks

December 28, 2012

Robert Pollin: The Fed breaks ground with unemployment target but pushing more money into banks without requiring more lending won’t solve the problem