Can Cooperatives Save Us From The Next Economic Crisis?

By Laura Flanders, Truthout.org -

In the summer of 2009, economists reported that one-third of the capital equipment in the United States stood idle while some 17 percent of the workforce were either unemployed, forced into [...]

Richard Wolff: The Next Economic Crisis Is Coming

By Lee Camp, Truthdig.com -

Every time I sit down with economist Richard Wolff, he demonstrates why the field of economics is so necessary in the cultural critique of our American empire. In my recent interview with him, we [...]

Placing The USA On A Collapse Continuum With Dmitry Orlov

By Staff, Thesaker.is -

I have mentioned the very visible decline of the USA and its associated Empire in many of my articles already, so I won’t repeat it here other than to say that the “ability to exert influence and [...]

How Capitalism Prevents Confronting The Climate Crisis

By Hamilton Nolan, Splinternews.com -

On Meet the Press yesterday, Utah Senator Mike Lee said about our climate change crisis, “all the proposals I’ve seen so far that would address any of these issues would devastate the U.S. [...]

Honduran Migrant March: A Refugee Crisis Caused By US Policy And US Partners

By Staff, Hondurassolidarity.org -

On October 12, 2018, hundreds of women, men, children, youth and the elderly decided to leave Honduras as a desperate response to survive. The massive exodus that began in the city of San Pedro [...]

Another Financial Earthquake In The Making

By Nick Beams, Wsws.org -

The key issue to emerge from the semiannual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held in Bali, Indonesia last week is that 10 years out from the 2008 global financial crisis the [...]

Dark Clouds Gather On Horizon For Financial System, Warns International Monetary Fund

By Staff, Jubileeusa.org -

Bali, Indonesia -The International Monetary Fund releases its "Global Financial Stability Report" ahead of its Annual Meetings held this year in Southeast Asia. The report finds that short-term [...]

‘Great Depression’ Ahead? IMF Sounds Dire Warning

By William Pesek, Atimes.com -

Is another “Great Depression” on the horizon? It would be easier to dismiss these words from Nouriel Roubini, Marc Faber or other doom-and-gloom prognosticators. Coming from Christine Lagarde’s [...]

Could Trump Take Down The American Empire?

By Gareth Porter, Truthdig.com -

More than any other presidency in modern history, Donald Trump’s has been a veritable sociopolitical wrecking ball, deliberately stoking conflict by playing to xenophobic and racist currents in [...]

A Greedy Economy On Borrowed Time: America Under The Sword Of Damocles

By Jon Jeter, Mintpressnews.com -

NEW YORK — On the afternoon of December 31, 1999, I boarded a flight from Chicago O’Hare airport for San Francisco International and found myself seated next to a bear of a man, who, at 6 feet 6 [...]

America Traded One Recession For A Far More Serious One

By Michael E. Porter, Bostonglobe.com -

The headline economic indicators – GDP growth, the unemployment rate, the stock market — all say that the United States is in the midst of a sustained economic expansion that was slow to develop [...]

How Unions Can Solve The Housing Crisis

By Erik Forman, Inthesetimes.com -

DR. JAMES PETER WARBASSE OPINED in the journal Co-operation, “Once the people of New York City lived in their own houses, but those days have gone. ... The houses are owned by landlords who [...]

Puerto Rico One Year Later: We’re Fighting For Justice And Prosperity

By Amira Odeh, 350.org -

As the wind blew I could hear things falling and breaking outside. The walls of my (concrete-built) home were vibrating and water was coming in through every single window and door. At the moment [...]

Get Ready For Another Crash

By John Feffer, Inequality.org -

You might remember that phrase from the 1990s. Alan Greenspan, the head of the Federal Reserve at the time, was describing how the tech boom was creating a bubble by generating enthusiasm way out [...]

Why Sustainability Is No Longer Enough, Yet Still Very Important On The Road To Regeneration

By Daniel Christian Wahl, Medium.com -

For many people achieving sustainability might seem already like a visionary goal that is difficult to reach. Yet, we need to do even better to respond adequately to the converging crises ahead. [...]