Daffa Zaky: Probably the number 1 thing you need to understand is to learn the basics first. Forex markets can grow complex as you invest more in the market.
Robert Reich: When he was in business, Trump perfected the art of using bankruptcy to shield himself from the consequences of bad decisions – socialism for the rich at its worst – while leaving employees twisting in the wind.
Richard Wolff: Mr. Trump, the biggest single cause of Americans interest in socialism is because the economy, the capitalist economy you represent, hasn’t worked real well for the majority of people.
Ellen Brown: Venezuela’s problems are not the result of the government issuing money and using it to hire people to build infrastructure, provide essential services and expand economic development.
Charles Jaco: The great American myth involves bootstraps, hard work and, eventually, wealth. But the most important word in that sentence is “myth.”
Johnny Townsend: Even after hundreds of interactions with homeless folks, most of them innocuous, I’m still both annoyed and nervous at each guilt-inducing encounter. It’s difficult to overcome the biases ingrained during my middle class upbringing.
Michael T. Hertz: If Amazon and Facebook were owned by the nation, don’t you think we could figure out ways of rewarding their leaders for good ideas and hard work?
Steve Hochstadt: One of the least discussed but most important political policies that contributes to growing inequality is the ability of the very rich to hide their income in international tax shelters.
Ellen Brown: Many European, Asian and Latin American countries have their own national development banks, as well as belonging to bilateral or multinational development institutions that are jointly owned by multiple governments.
Jessica Goodheart: California’s homeless crisis has been fueled by gentrification and an affordable housing shortage that is especially acute in such job-rich urban areas as Los Angeles and San Francisco.
On Saturday January 26th several groups including NDLON, POP, Indivisible, DSA along with non-profits and religious groups from all faith will come together for a parade to promote support for the minimum wage.
Mark Dempsey: These myths have been repeated by scholars from Aristotle to Adam Smith and beyond, but myths are not true just because they are repeated.
Lawrence Wittner: Although polls indicate that most Americans favor raising taxes on the rich, regulating corporations, fighting climate change, and supporting labor unions, the Republican-dominated White House, Congress, Supreme Court, and regulatory agencies have moved in exactly the opposite direction.