Tag Archive: cooperative

Jul 24

Solutions to the Housing Crisis with Michael Carlson and Nancie Koerber

The artificial inflation of the housing market, predatory lending practices and fraudulent behavior by Big Finance which created the collapse of the housing market and epidemic of evictions, calls into question whether housing is a commodity that should be subject to the whims of the market or a human right that is not commodified. We …

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Jul 24

Time to Decide Concentrated, Privatized Wealth or Shared Prosperity and Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in CounterPunch One of the major conflicts of the era that is not often highlighted for public debate is whether we want an economy that privatizes government services and public resources and continues to concentrate wealth; or whether we want to develop an economic democracy that invests …

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Jun 25

Time for an Economy Of, By and For the People

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Center on Research on Globalization, June 25, 2013 The reaction to Ben Bernanke’s suggestion that it may be time to wind down the easy money policies which have been injecting $85 billion into the hands of Wall Street each month show that the ‘recovery’ has been a fraud. In the …

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Jun 14

Eric Snowden Had a Breaking Point, Where He Decided to Risk It All to Fix This Country — What’s Yours?

Change starts with action, and each of us has a way to contribute.    By Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers AlterNet, JUne 14, 2013 When Edward Snowden reached his breaking point, the world saw the truth about the vast extent of spying by the NSA on Americans and people around the world. In an act of conscience, Snowden released secret …

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Apr 04

The Yin Yang Of Banking, Work, Wealth, And Health

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Albany Tribune, April 3, 2013 This week, the economy continues to reveal the failure of banking reform, how that failure may worsen and why we need to move toward a well-regulated, public banking system.  Reports continue to show a foundering “economic recovery” that is not producing sufficient jobs. More people …

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