If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump’s Stupid Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs for Real Americans?

"And just like that, GOP discovers $5.7 billion for a wall," says the incoming congresswoman. "But notice how no one's asking the GOP how they're paying for it." by Jessica Corbett Common Dreams Dec 21, 2018 As Donald Trump continues to throw a temper tantrum and threaten a government shutdown if he doesn't get billions of dollars … Continue reading If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump’s Stupid Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs for Real Americans?

Stephanie Kelton Wants You to Rethink the Deficit

Ben Walsh interviews Stephanie Kelton for Barron's Stephanie Kelton, an economics professor at Stony Brook University on Long Island in New York, has a radical new way for thinking about the economy: Governments that print and borrow their own currency can’t go bankrupt, she says, and the current U.S. budget deficit is, if anything, too small. … Continue reading Stephanie Kelton Wants You to Rethink the Deficit

Naomi Klein on the Urgency of a Green New Deal for Everyone

by Naomi LaChance Truthdig Nov 30, 2018 Progressive journalist and activist Naomi Klein urged sweeping change that tackles the climate crisis, capitalism, racism and economic inequality in tandem on Friday in Burlington, Vt. If that seems challenging, add the fact that the clock is ticking and there might not be another chance. https://youtu.be/IN1YFLUmcOk “We need to have started … Continue reading Naomi Klein on the Urgency of a Green New Deal for Everyone