Jacob Bacharach / TruthdigNov 15, 2018
We choose to believe we’re living in the richest country in the world. Yet all available evidence suggests our wealth is largely an abstraction. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Ellen Brown / TruthdigApr 20, 2018
The Fed's proffered justifications for aggressively increasing interest rates and adding to government debt levels don’t pass the smell test. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Roisin Davis / TruthdigSep 26, 2015
A new report reveals that even though they make up half the population, women generate just 37 percent of world GDP. The potential gain from economic gender equality would roughly equal the U.S. and Chinese economies combined. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 27, 2013
Just 1 percent of GDP -- or a fourth of what we spend on defense every year -- would lift every American below the poverty line up above it. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigMay 27, 2013
Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, the Harvard economists whose influential pro-austerity study was recently exposed as being seriously flawed, have penned a scathing open letter to the New York Times columnist, who has been a major critic of their work and one of the leading voices in the anti-austerity movement. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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