Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – Not Austerity William K. Black December 5, 2016 Bloomington, MN Bob Rubin and Alan Greenspan convinced the New Democrats, over a quarter-century ago, that the key to economic growth was to out-Republican the Republican Party in the fervency of their embrace of … Continue reading → Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – Not Austerity
Donald Trump, Why are You Planning to Destroy the World of Barron, Arabella, Joseph, Theodore, Kai, Tristan, Chloe & Donald III? Michael Hoexter, Ph.D. Listen Donald, Becoming President-elect was a grand coup for you, yet, with the path of climate denial and destruction you are headed on as President, you will be personally responsible for some extremely […]
So Italy has now gone the way of the UK and the US in its referendum vote – rejecting the establishment but not sure on what to do instead. It seems that the US voters have been duped by a … Read the rest of this entry »
Here are the answers with discussion for this Weekend’s Quiz. The information provided should help you work out why you missed a question or three! If you haven’t already done the Quiz from yesterday then have a go at it … Read the rest of this entry »
from C. P. Chandrasekhar In today’s troubled times, mega-mergers are the norm. Announcements of marriages like that between AB Inbev and SABMiller in the beer industry or Bayer and Monsanto in the agribusiness sector attract attention that soon fades, even as the difficult task of getting clearances from the regulators continues. But the just announced agree […]
from David Ruccio The total income reported on the top 400 individual tax returns rose 20 percent in 2014, according to Internal Revenue Service (pdf) data released last Thursday. The figures reveal the concentration of earnings at the summit of the income distribution, in a club that required $126.8 million of adjusted gross income to enter. That […] […]
What Does Modern Money Theory Tell us About Demonetisation? Dec 5 (The Wire) — Warren Mosler, a founder of MMT, explains the idea of “taxes drive money” using a simple example. He pulls out his visiting card in a classroom and … Continuous flow of this stuff: Donald Trump insults China with Taiwan phone call […] The post Wire article, Trump news, Italy appea […]
Post election surveys may prove to be a bit ‘trumped up’, just saying… Highlights In another sign of strength for the economy, the ISM non-manufacturing index jumped 2.4 points in November to a 57.2 reading that tops Econoday’s high-end forecast. Employment for ISM’s sample, where growth was soft in October, shot more than 5 points […] The post PMI services, […]
La victoire massive du « non » au référendum italien, avec plus de 59% des suffrages, vient de déclencher le mécanisme d’une bombe à retardement au sein de la zone euro et de l’Union européenne. L’ensemble...
Le livre que vient de publier Alexandre Devecchio, Les Nouveaux Enfants du Siècle, est à la fois un enquête et une réflexion. Enquête, il l’est non pas dans un sens statistique mais qualitatif, quand...
Par Bill MitchellThe dreaded NAIRU is still about!16 Avril 2009Traduction collective avec Frapper MonnaieBill Mitchell est Professeur de recherche en économie et Directeur du Centre du Plein Emploi et Équité (CofFEE), a l'Université de Newcastle, NSW Australia.L’épouvantable NAIRU est toujours d’actualité ! Je pensais – de façon optimiste – qu'il d […]