Economic recovery requires bold vision, collaborative strategy, regional cooperation and economic inclusion.
Deja vu. “Here we go again. For the second time in 12 years a newly elected Democratic president is inheriting an economy in deep distress. And while… Read more “Deja vu for Democrats”
If income inequality is getting worse, then the economy cannot be getting better because more people are worse off. Of course, this only matters if one is… Read more “The Economics of COVID-19 and racial disparity”
“A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.”
link.medium.com/JF6x5UFxB5 “From one citizen to another, I beg of you: take a deep breath, ignore the deafening noise, and think deeply about what you want to put… Read more “The saving trace of this COVID moment”
Bottom line. Monetary Policy had reached its limits in response to this financial crisis. It is time for Congress to take clear-eyed, focus on creating targeted, well-funded… Read more “The Fed reaches its limits”
Bell, Vanderbilt, Edison, Walton, all started empires.
Every hour, taxpayers in the United States are paying $32.08 million for the total cost of wars since 2001.
Without the labor of blacks in America, the cultural and economic history of this nation would be vastly different. Edward E. Baptist, professor of history at Cornell University, relates in sharp relief the history, context and continuing impact of slavery and its powerful impact on U.S. economic, social and political life in his book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.
On April 10 @WashingtonMonthly published a blog post by @JoelBerg titled, “It’s Policy, Stupid.” This motivated me to search my past blog posts to find, edit and… Read more “It is still Domestic Social Policy, Stupid!”