U.S. capitalism and its empire are widely perceived as waning. Europe’s role as a U.S. ally and indeed its economic future became correspondingly riskier as a result.
While Congress vacillates battling COVID-19 American unemployment compensation, some European countries’ approach is humane and straightforward.
Robert Reich spoke to many European ministers. European governments, preparing for a round of major summits with Donald Trump, are wary.
By Stan Merriman Originally published at Pitchforks & Populists Monday, March 3rd, 2014. Some sentimentalists have been characterizing the Ukraine crisis as a popular revNot so fast. This situation requires some careful analysis, not platitudes. Hear that CNN and mainstream media? Probably not. I’m reading as much non-mainstream press as I can to wrap my […]
The U.S. Economy shrank for the first time since 2009. There are many technical reasons beyond the scope of this post why the 0.1% drop is not as bad as it may initially seem. That said, this could be a mini-preview of the upcoming cliff. Sequestration, the severe and draconian cuts to both social programs […]