Posts Tagged ‘economic’

A History of U.S. Economic Warfare, from WWII to the Present

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Rouhani names US sanctions major politico-economic mistake

MNA – In a Tuesday meeting with Australia’s new envoy to Iran Lyndall Sachs, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani named US unilateral sanctions against Iran a political and economic mistake and a move in contrast to international regulations and resolutions. In this meeting, where Rouhani received Sachs’ credentials, the Iranian president expressed tendency for development of […]

The Just Transition, Economic Democracy, And The Green New Deal

The Just Transition, Economic Democracy, And The Green New Deal Above Photo: From Metropolitiques.eu Earlier this year, US Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez introduced a Congressional resolution for a Green New Deal (GND), an idea since supported by a number of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. The resolution calls for “transparent and inclusive consultation, collaboration, and partnership with frontline and vulnerable communities, […]

Economic Development Department Directed To Create A Worker Co-op Pilot Program

Economic Development Department Directed To Create A Worker Co-op Pilot Program Above Photo: From Acba.coop The Austin Cooperative Business Association announces a big win for cooperatives in Central Texas, as the Austin City Council passes an express directive to the Economic Development Department to pilot a worker cooperative development program in fiscal year 2020.  This […]

Iran’s response to US economic terrorism opposite of Trump’s belief: FM Zarif

Press TV – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran gives a response to the United States’ policy of pursuing “economic terrorism” and “blackmail” in a way quite opposite of what US President Donald Trump was led to believe. Zarif made the remarks in a tweet on Tuesday after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the […]

Asia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): The RCEP Train Left the Station, and India, Behind

A pan-Asia high-speed train has left the station – and India – behind. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which would have been the largest free trade deal in the world, was not signed in Bangkok. It will probably be signed next year in Vietnam, assuming New Delhi goes beyond what ASEAN, with diplomatic finesse […]

Jamal Wakim: US, Israel Attempting to Exacerbate Lebanese Economic Problems to Rattle Gov’t, Hizbullah

Speaking in an exclusive interview with FNA, professor Wakim mentioned the US’s destabilizing role in Lebanon, and said, “It wanted to cause problems in Lebanon so that it could be a source of destabilization to Syria in order to undermine its national security; and the same applies to Iraq to keep Iran busy.” Jamal Wakim […]

Iran blasts US ‘economic terrorism’ after new sanctions

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Chile’s unrest rooted in frustration with social, economic inequality: Analyst

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We Just Got Some Good Economic News

By Michael Snyder When some good economic news comes along, we should be thankful for it, because such moments are becoming increasingly rare.  On Friday, the Labor Department announced that the U.S. economy added 128,000 jobs last month, and that definitely exceeded expectations.  Of course the truth is that the U.S. economy didn’t actually add […]

The Economic Crisis Of 2008 Never Ended…

Authored by Rob Bennett via ValueWalk.com, There have been many articles appearing in recent months suggesting that the economy might go into a recession within the next year. Many have focused on whether the Federal Reserve should cut interest rates to stop this from happening. There also has been a lot of speculation as to the effect […]

Lebonon’s economic crisis deepens

Related Posts Rouhani names US sanctions major politico-economic mistake MNA – In a Tuesday meeting with Australia’s new envoy to Iran Lyndall Sachs, Iranian The Just Transition, Economic Democracy, And The Green New Deal The Just Transition, Economic Democracy, And The Green New Deal Above Photo: From Metropolitiques.eu Earlier Economic Development Department Directed To Create […]

Can An Economic Stat Help Narrow Our Grand Economic Divide?

In 1980, University of California at Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman told this week’s Joint Economic Committee hearing, Americans in the bottom half of the nation’s income distribution averaged $18,000 in income, in today’s dollars. Our GDP numbers have shown enormous economic growth since then. But Americans in the nation’s poorer half have seen precious little of it. […]

Abbas and Saudi crown prince meet, agree to establish economic committee

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in Riyadh on Thursday and agreed to establish a joint Saudi-Palestinian economic committee, the official PA news site Wafa reported. The meeting took place a day after Abbas held discussions with Saudi King Salman in the Gulf kingdom’s capital. “The president updated […]

Global Economic Volatility. Towards a New Financial Crisis. Socio-Political Reactions

Read the first part of this series here. The elements of a new international financial crisis are in place. Although we do not know when it will break out, it is unavoidable, and its impact on world economy will be as significant as the 1880s-90s, 1930s-40s and more recent 2008-09 meltdowns. Worse, far fewer of […]

3 Steps to Save America From Economic Collapse

By George Gilder [Editor’s Note: The following article has been adapted from the book The Scandal of Money, written by George Gilder and originally published in 2016.] I am more convinced than ever that if we ever again are going to have sound money it will not come from government. It will be issued by […]

Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism — The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador

By Dylan Charles The South American nation of Ecuador has been in the throes of a bloody populist revolution for nearly two weeks now. On October 3rd, 2019, President Lenín Moreno announced the enactment of Decree 883 which effectively ended decades of government fuel subsidies, causing the price of gasoline and diesel to jump sharply […]

Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism – The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times The South American nation of Ecuador has been in the throws of a bloody populist revolution for nearly two weeks now. On October 3rd, 2019, President Lenín Moreno announced the enactment of Decree 883 which effectively ended decades of government fuel subsidies, causing the price of gasoline and diesel to […]

Ecuador under President Neo-coño Moreno: The IMF’s Deadly “Economic Medicine”, The Weaponization of Neoliberal Reforms

Lenin Moreno: aka Neocon Moreno A popular insurrection is unfolding against the adoption of sweeping IMF reforms imposed by the “centre left” government of President Lenin Moreno. In March 2019, a 4.2 billion dollar IMF loan was granted to Ecuador. “We are here to help you” says the IMF. Our objective is to help Ecuador “modernize […]

Ecuador: Brutal Economic Policies, The IMF “Economic Package” (“Paquetazo”)

In the official line, president, vice president and ministers have followed the same script: “There was no alternative”, that’s what they asserted. Furthermore, they even argued that it is necessary to eliminate fuel subsidies (gasoline and diesel), so that collapse of dollarization as national currency is avoided. They keep stating, obsessively, that public spending must […]

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