Because we’ve been burning carbon for 200 years, we’ve sourced too much of it into the atmosphere in the form of CO2. The planet is warming, weather’s disruptive, and species are falling like dominoes. Dr. Sabine O’Hara, a distinguished economist, tells Ms. how restorative economics could make a difference as we rebuild.
Biden’s proposed infrastructure bill takes some important steps toward greater water safety, replacing lead pipes. He’ll have to overcome calls for budget cuts, but will he also confront our Pentagon and our water infrastructure’s reliance on unsafe or untested chemicals? Our children’s safety and our future—not corporate profit or government cost—must come first.
Like the original Marshall Plan of 1948 that rebuilt Europe post WWII, supporters of the Marshall Plan for Mom are calling for a financial investment in rebuilding women’s lives.
The Labor Department reported an alarming 865,000 women left the workforce in the month of September.
The Female Future of Work report shows how old the barriers faced by working women are and how seldom U.S. policymakers cared. The new report brings a recognition to working women’s history.
“It’s time female founders and female workers and female candidates abandon old cowboy ethics.
By means of democracy, we can tax income, tax wealth, tax inheritance, and give workers a say in what happens inside corporations.”
Dr. Shiva, an internationally awarded physicist, has written a new book, “Oneness vs. The 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom” that examines the “mechanical, military mindset” that routinely wars against a living planet and its people.
“What is eco-feminism?” she asks. “It’s taking off the blinkers of patriarchal capitalism that says nature is inert and dead, that women are dumb, and recognizing that nature and women are alive and creative.”
In her new book “The Color of Money,” UCI law professor Mehrsa Baradaran says that if history is any guide, Black capital and Black banks alone will not be enough to end Black poverty. True equity will require a fundamental reworking of the U.S. banking system.
Dr. Melanie Rieback has bucked American business as usual by creating a profitable nonprofit business—a mutually beneficial investment that may not be so linear or individualistic and male as past business models have often been described.
“We are seeing a huge wealth transfer in the CARES Act, giving benefit to private corporations, and the taxpayers will pay for it.”
While the economy collapses around us, Diamond asks: Why does a growth-pressured economy fall apart so quickly?
A financial system funded by the public for the public good, could create money as a utility for all of us on Main Street, instead of what we have now—The Fed, a profit center for the richest few on Wall Street.