Biden’s Stimulus: A Real Anti-Poverty Bill or Just Capitalism Trying to Hold On?
Joe Biden and the Democrats have passed one of the largest spending bills in history. Many are hailing this as the anti-poverty bill of our generation, but the truth is more complicated.
Ezra BrainMarch 13, 2021
The Capitalists and their Economists Are at War Over Stimulus
Bourgeois economists, like the politicians they serve, are fighting over the Biden stimulus plan. Helping those of us who might get checks is not the aim. It’s a battle over the best way to rescue capitalism from another crisis of its own making.
Scott CooperJanuary 31, 2021
A Better 2021: The Wishful Thinking of Bourgeois Economics Forecasts
Bourgeois economists acknowledge that while 2021 will be a more-or-less tough year for profits and exploitation, success is on the horizon. What’s really behind their forecasts?
Scott CooperJanuary 1, 2021
Renowned Democratic Economist Spews That Helping People Will Hurt the Economy
Larry Summers, a longtime servant of capitalism, one of its most prominent economists, and a Biden transition adviser, delivered a Christmas message against giving even a penny in “stimulus” to working-class and poor people who are sinking into despair in the pandemic economy.
Scott CooperDecember 26, 2020