Economics

27.04.2020

Face 2 Face with Stacey Rutland and Diane Pagen

Face 2 Face with Stacey Rutland and Diane Pagen

On this show we speak with Stacey Rutland, founder of Income Movement, and Diane Pagen, of Basic Income NYC, about the situation regarding Universal Basic Income (UBI) in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Stacey is covering the campaign at the federal level, pushing Congress to urgently provide a basic income… »

26.04.2020

Banking on climate breakdown

Banking on climate breakdown

Brendan Montague Banks must stop funding in climate breakdown driving fossil fuels as the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. Barclays and HSBC must address their role in funding the climate crisis and contribute to delivering a sustainable recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, announces new report from a coalition… »

25.04.2020

SATURDAY 4/25 #DriveforUBI Car Parade

SATURDAY 4/25 #DriveforUBI Car Parade

We’re CALLING YOU TO TAKE ACTION! Be part of the #DriveforUBI Car Parade! Come join a parade of protesters so that we together can tell Congress that they must stand with the people and include substantial, monthly payments in the next stimulus package. We get to make a… »

23.04.2020

A Universal Basic Income Is Essential and Will Work

A Universal Basic Income Is Essential and Will Work

By Ellen Brown 19 Apr 2020 – A central bank-financed UBI can fill the debt gap, providing a vital safety net while preventing cyclical recessions. According to an April 6 article on CNBC.com, Spain is slated to become the first country in Europe to introduce a universal basic income (UBI) on a… »

22.04.2020

Ongoing Letters to Congress: The People need Emergency UBI NOW

Ongoing Letters to Congress: The People need Emergency UBI NOW

The BEST way to help people is to put $$ directly into OUR hands, via a RECURRING, ADEQUATE payment, a Universal Basic Income. Click the link below and take 3 to 5 minutes to tell Congress that this week’s new Stimulus package must have a $2000 per person per month… »

21.04.2020

Expensive face masks? Welcome to the free market!

Expensive face masks? Welcome to the free market!

These days there is a lot of outrage among people because of the exorbitant increase in the price of face masks when they are needed most. Even the governments of different countries have to compete with each other for masks, and that competition is usually won by the one who… »

20.04.2020

Oil collapses to $11 as world awash with crude

Oil collapses to $11 as world awash with crude

U.S. oil prices dived to 22-year lows at just 11 U.S. dollars Monday after crashing almost 40 percent in a market flooded with crude and slammed by evaporating demand in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Just before 1200 GMT, the U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for May… »

20.04.2020

COVID-19: Brazil Implements Basic Income Policy Following Massive Civil Society Campaign

COVID-19: Brazil Implements Basic Income Policy Following Massive Civil Society Campaign

By Pedro Telles The writer is 2018-19 Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity at the International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics. SÃO PAULO (IDN) – Tens of millions of Brazilians have begun receiving basic income payments aimed at addressing the economic impact of COVID-19, following Congress’… »

18.04.2020

Tough times for tourism, but UN travel organization predicts holiday traffic will return

Tough times for tourism, but UN travel organization predicts holiday traffic will return

Tourism may have been brought to a near-standstill by COVID-19, but the industry – which accounts for 10 per cent of global GDP – finds itself in a unique position to help put the global economy back on its feet, once the pandemic has passed. That’s the view from the… »

14.04.2020

Austria relaxes coronavirus lockdown measures

Austria relaxes coronavirus lockdown measures

Austria will begin lifting its coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday. When Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced the plan it caused a great deal of excitement — but this is the first step in a long process, experts say. Austria came to a standstill when it introduced lockdown measures on March 16. The… »

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