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Will Martin – Joseph Stiglitz: ‘Neoliberalism Is Dead’

oseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and former adviser to US President Bill Clinton, says the consensus surrounding neoliberal economic thought has come to an end. Speaking with Business Insider after the launch of his latest book, “The Euro: How A Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe” — which argues that the fundamental flaws with the euro and the broader …

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Carla Stea – The U.S. versus the World, A Majority of One, A Minority of 192 UN General Assembly Resolutions. “Put Your Vote Where Your Rhetoric Is”

For decades, and again this year, the United States votes “no” on most United Nations General Assembly resolutions supporting meaningful disarmament and economic justice.  In fact, it has a consistent record of votes contradicting its professed rhetoric of concern for peace and human rights, as the UN General Assembly votes to adopt resolutions crafted to address the urgent need for …

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ROBERT REICH – The Revolt of the Anxious Class

The great American middle class has become an anxious class – and it’s in revolt. Before I explain how that revolt is playing out, you need to understand the sources of the anxiety. Start with the fact that the middle class is shrinking, according to a new Pew survey. The odds of falling into poverty are frighteningly high, especially for the majority without …

A Progressive Stimulus Package for America’s Future Sustainability

A Progressive Stimulus Package for America’s Future Sustainability by Gary Null, PhD April 7, 2009   There is no doubt that a stimulus package is urgently needed at this critical time of a global economic meltdown. Although there is great reluctance across all financial, political and media sectors to use the “D” word, there are certainly signs that the nation …