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Bernie Sanders supporters are flocking to Jill Stein, the presumptive Green Party presidential candidate, with donations
The goal for all working families remains a secure, sustainable job and a real improvement in our standard of living. Here's how we get there.
Slashing the Cost of Infrastructure For our hypothetical purposes, let's say $11.1 billion is transferred from the PMIA and
Good journalism and good economics requires an open debate about the key issue driving the Sanders revolt: runaway inequality.
In a landmark infrastructure bill passed in December, Congress finally penetrated the Fed's "independence" by tapping its reserves and bank dividends for infrastructure funding.
At a time when people are proposing that the USPS reinstate public banking -- a service that would help millions of Americans -- Barnett is clearly the wrong choice for the USPS Board.
Contract talks between the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and the U.S. Postal Service for a new contract start Thursday. Along with asking for fair wages and benefits, the APWU wants improvements in customer services, including postal banking.
The sudden dramatic collapse in the price of oil appears to be an act of geopolitical warfare against Russia. The result could be trillions of dollars in oil derivative losses; and the FDIC could be liable, following repeal of key portions of the Dodd-Frank Act last weekend.
Rather than reining in the massive and risky derivatives casino, the new rules prioritize the payment of banks' derivatives obligations to each other, ahead of everyone else.
Mortgage debt overhang from the housing bust has meant lack of middle-class spending power and consumer demand, preventing the economy from growing.