Whose families do the high priests of capitalism really intend to sacrifice to their god of money?
A UN brief warns about economic collapse, expecting a 40% decrease in GDP and trillions of dollars lost to the private sector in an area already ravaged by inequality, dependency on oil revenue, and authoritarian governments.
700 people who serve beer, hot dogs, and more at baseball games in Baltimore don’t yet know if they will be compensated for games canceled because of COVID-19.
What relief will American workers get after the government poured $2.2 trillion into banks and businesses? Economist Dr. Jack Rasmus explains why the bailout for workers needs to be as big as the bailout for banks.
Public Citizen’s Lisa Gilbert says the coronavirus bailout prioritizes providing healthcare and job protection over corporate interests.
As Congress debates a $1.8 trillion stimulus package, we ask what would benefit ordinary people most: a cash payment for everyone, targeted assistance for those who lose their jobs, or corporate bailouts?
Economist John Weeks says his new book, “The Debt Delusion: Living Within Our Means and Other Fallacies,” applies to the coming economic crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
The International Monetary Fund has a rarely used mechanism that could alleviate the economic crisis faced by the Global South in the wake of COVID-19.
Trump is offering big business billions of dollars as the pandemic spreads, and almost nothing for their stranded employees. But real protection for workers has to be much more than a $1000 check.