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"The human toll is also staggering. Noted economist Jeffrey Sachs has said that since 2017, 40,000 Venezuelans have died because of the ."
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CEPR 2h
“…trade policy…is crafted with the goal of making the rich richer. This is what Trump’s trade war is all about,” writes . Here’s how…
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"This administration is hell-bent on producing a military coup. They are putting pressure on the military & civilians [with] economic sanctions. This shows that from Day 1, the military coup strategy is based on a lot of wishful thinking."
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Institute for New Economic Thinking 3h
Check out this great piece from INET grantee !
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CEPR News looks at social security’s annual check-up, the continuing story in Venezuela, what trouble is brewing behind the low unemployment rate, and more.
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Eileen Appelbaum May 18
No discussion in news reports on surprise medical bills of role of private equity. See my take on this abuse of vulnerable patients.
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CEPR May 19
Kudos to for explaining chained . But more importantly for why it is important in the push to redefine the poverty line. helps w/definition; just don’t glaze over when you get to hedonic adjustment.
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CEPR May 18
Is Labor Market deteriorating for Black Men? Economist shows overall unemployment rate hits lowest level in almost 50 yrs, but unemployment rate for Black workers, specifically Black men, is rising. Statistical quirk, or not?
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CEPR May 17
Is Modern Money Theory the way to fund the ? Economists & Randall Wray discuss with
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CEPR May 17
Companies find a new way to thwart worker vacations. Some are offering plans for workers to use the value of their paid vacation days to pay down student loans. points out only 52% of low-wage workers get paid vacation.
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CEPR May 17
Doctor practices in specialties like emergency care, neonatal intensive care & anesthesiology are takeover targets for firms. explains how PE is the driving force behind in
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CEPR May 17
Praise for Fed Up campaign & Ady Barken is only one part of ’s blog. It’s also a shout out to the foundation world who should know about a campaign that “has made a big difference in millions of people’s lives.”
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Berkeley Labor Center May 16
: "While the data are erratic, we now have enough of it to indicate that the employment prospects of Black men may actually be deteriorating even as the overall labor market continues to improve."
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CEPR May 16
You’ve heard of paid vacation benefits, now reports on a new perk that uses your paid vacation days to pay down your student loan. notes only 52% of low-wage workers get paid vacation.
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CEPR May 16
What’s behind the deluge of ? reveals how buys up emergency & specialty medical groups, coercing health insurance to pay high fees and taking advantage of patients when they are most vulnerable.
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CEPR May 16
"As with Iran, Bolton has spearheaded a lethal sanctions policy in ....A study — co-authored by world-renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs — revealed that U.S. have killed some 40,000 Venezuelans since 2017."
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CEPR May 16
"Only last month the US-based pubished a study saying imposed by the US – and backed by several countries, including Portugal –are responsible for the death of more than 40,000 people 'due to the lack of timely health care.'""
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NPEU May 15
This important article on the need for unions in the video game industry to combat things like forced arbitration and the wage gap highlights the work of our members' organizations - and
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CEPR May 15
The is having a moment. If it not chained CPI, it’s the opinion arguing over its bias in measuring the cost of living. has the last word in
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CEPR May 15
"When you recognize a parallel government, you automatically impose a trade embargo and some more severe economic ...[Oil] revenue doesn't go to the government; it goes to the parallel government."
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