Opinion

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Wanted: an economy that puts people first

I have a confession to make. In the series of articles I have supposedly been writing about income inequality, I have really been writing about something else: need.

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This is what I see when I drive

As I drive along, I notice the landscape is ever changing. Walmarts and dollar stores sprout from empty lots.

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Economic spin doctors

It's easy to feel you are being pressured against your instinct to accept a miserable marriage when listening to many economics pundits trying to be "upbeat" about the economy.

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U.S. use of sanctions could spur dollar's decline

The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow over the crisis in the Ukraine could backfire by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world's reserve currency.

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How do we get out of this mess?

An economy that works for working people is one of the challenges for the CPUSA and the entire progressive movement.

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Soaring college costs, soaring student debt: a dysfunctional system

The crisis of college costs and student debt is a reflection of capitalism's inherent tendencies, which poke at the wounds of an already injured economy.

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Report: Economic concentration helps fuel the income gap

"The return of plutocracy to America was no accident. The drastic decline in market competition has been a result of conscious political decisions."

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Where is the movement to turn around this economy?

To really keep up with just population growth some 200,000 good jobs, ones that pay a living wage, need to be created each month.

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Is the Earth overpopulated?

We must bring down the population through universal education, and government assisted family planning programs; doing so is a necessary condition of controlling global warming.

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What should Jamie Dimon do with his $8.5 million raise?

JPMorgan Chase has raised CEO Jamie Dimon's pay for 2013 by 74 percent, bringing it up to $20 million - we can all breathe a sigh of relief for Jamie.

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