Posts Tagged ‘hikes’

Renters Are Being Fleeced With Huge Rent Hikes And Evictions

Gerardo Vidal, who has lived in the same apartment in Queens, New York, with his family for 9 years, recently received a $900-a-month rent increase this year. “It means having to uproot my entire family, given the fact we’re still having a difficult time earning money due to the pandemic and loss of jobs,” said […]

Federal Reserve Hikes Rate Target 75 Basis Points

The Fed’s biggest hike since 1994.

Biden Hikes Medicare Prices And Funnels Profits to Private Insurers

Jun 1, 2022•Matthew Cunningham-Cook Biden Hikes Medicare Prices And Funnels Profits to Private Insurers The largest-ever Medicare premium increase will pad the pockets of insurance executives who donated millions to the president’s election campaign. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) SHARE Last week, the Biden administration quietly reaffirmed its decision to enact the highest Medicare premium hikes in history right […]

Beat the food price hikes & grow your own food

I’ve posted many articles over the years on growing your own food. It is like printing your own money one person has quipped. We also post here NZ Gardening Guru Wally Richards’ info. Wally’s been in action for many years, a fantastic go to for advice. (Search his name in the search box). Right now […]

‘I was shocked at the prices,’ inflation causes hikes at Gaza’s markets

On a November afternoon at the largest supermarket in the Shuja’iyya neighborhood in the Gaza Strip, for a first time the owner Mohammed Ezz finds himself staring at empty shelves.  Rising inflation has pushed prices for consumer goods to their highest level since 2010, making the cost of restocking unaffordable to the 34-year-old grocer. With […]

Supply chain crisis, shortages, price hikes to continue well into 2022

Home » Economy, North America » Supply chain crisis, shortages, price hikes to continue well into 2022     Top economists at Goldman Sachs now warn of upcoming food shortages, price hikes and an ongoing supply chain crisis that will continue well into 2022. If no solution is found, the supply chain crisis could continue […]

Consumer Price Hikes Soften in August, Annual Inflation Stays Stubbornly High

The pace of consumer price inflation fell in August to its lowest monthly level since February, though the 12-month rate of inflation remained historically high, a new government report shows. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.3 percent in August from July, the Labor Department said in a Sept. 14 report, with consensus forecasts predicting a slightly […]

The IMF And World Bank, Who Pay No Taxes, Are About To Talk About Tax Hikes And Inequality

By Michael Every of Rabobank Koestler-Push Inflation The IMF and World Bank spring meetings are about to kick off, where those who pay no income tax get to talk about tax evasion, tax hikes, inequality, and Building Back Better. US Treasury Secretary Yellen will use the platform to push for a global standardization – upwards […]

This Week in Congress: Tax Reform and Tax Hikes

This Week in Congress: Tax Reform and Tax Hikes By ns_admin Thanks to a group of so-called deficit hawks the Senate has to delay voting on the tax reform bill. As of this writing it appears the final deal will reduce the size of the tax cut by $350 billion dollars. The problem started when […]

75 Year Old Hikes The Whole Appalachian Trail

Tom Young has always been a strong person. He was in the Army for 31 years, in military intelligence. He really took the Army’s motto “be all you can be” to heart, and decided to trek the whole Appalachian Trail. The trail crosses fourteen states, and is 2,189 miles long. The kicker? He’s 75. His […]

Ron Paul and Norm Singleton react to Fed rate hikes

Ron Paul and Norm Singleton react to Fed rate hikes By ns_admin for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul and President Norm Singleton issued the following statements regarding the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increase: Ron Paul — The Federal Reserve claims it can continue “tightening” — even though it is still leaving interest rates at historically low […]

US Hikes ‘Combat Power’ in Southern Syria

Shi’ite militias who had been involved in the Mosul invasion in Iraq have been making for the Syrian border, looking to help the Shi’ite militias inside Syria with fighting ISIS. The problem is that US-backed rebels are smack in the middle of these two sides, and the US has even targeted the militias inside […]

White House expects Iran may carry out more missile launches in coming days

The United States assumes that Iran may carry out more missile launches in the coming days, following reports of several tests Tehran conducted over the course of this week, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said on Wednesday. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier this week, according to reports, Iran carried out ballistic missile tests that Washington vowed […]

Foreign media reporters are obliged to adopt Israeli lies

Days of Palestine, Jerusalem -Subcommittee of Israeli occupation Knesset has questioned foreign media reporters over claims of media bias regarding the coverage of Israeli violence against Palestinians. On Tuesday, the Foreign Press Association (FPA) expressed disappointment after its members were summoned to the subcommittee hearing in the Knesset to be reviewed for recent coverage of […]

Ted Cruz: Middle East was better off before US overthrew Libya and Iraq

     Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said that the Middle East was more stable before the United States helped topple dictators Saddam Hussein in Iraq and Moammar Gadhafi in Libya. The Texas senator went into detail about his foreign policy strategy in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” He said the United States should be […]

The Arab Spring: Made in the USA

Arabesque$: Enquête sur le rôle des États-Unis dans les révoltes arabes (Investigation into the US Role in the Arab Uprisings) is an update of Ahmed Bensaada’s 2011 book L’Arabesque Américaine. It concerns the US government role in instigating, funding and coordinating the Arab Spring “revolutions.” Most of this history has been carefully suppressed by the western media.The […]

Armed, masked Greek men attack refugee boats, leaving stranded people to die at sea – HRW

The report bases its findings on nine witness testimonies detailing cases of masked, often armed, assailants intercepting boats off the Aegean Sea coast, which are usually headed from neighboring Turkey carrying refugees from the Syrian war.  The most recent case allegedly took place on October 7 and 9, when the attackers allegedly disabled the engines of several boats […]

Democrats push tax hikes first in deficit talks

Richard Cowan and Tim Reid Reuters Oct 2, 2011 Democrats want tax hikes to be the first item negotiated in “super committee” deficit-reduction talks, trying to force Republicans to confront an issue at the heart of this year’s budget fights, sources told Reuters. The tough stance by Democratic members of the powerful 12-member congressional panel […]

Shanghai Gold Exchange Hikes Silver Margin By 20%

Zero Hedge Sept 26, 2011 Wondering what caused the dramatic plunge in gold and silver earlier? Wonder no more: the CME’s counterpart in China, the Shanghai Gold Exchange, decided to follow through with an identical, if more substantial, action to that undertaken by the CME on Friday, and announced an increase in the Silver T+D contract […]

Obama proposes tax hikes to pay for jobs bill

  Stephen CollinsonAFP September 13, 2011 US President Barack Obama signaled he would pay for his $447 billion dollar jobs plan by raising taxes on the rich and energy corporations and demanded that Congress pass it right away. The president, seeking to reset his under-pressure presidency and slice away at 9.1 percent unemployment, sent the […]

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