Perspectives on Geopolitics, History, and Political Economy

Why Bernie’s Proposals Would Spur Economic Growth

Why Bernie’s Proposals Would Spur Economic Growth

Feb 18, 2016

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org A few days ago, Neel Kashkari – now president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, who was the senior Treasury Department official in the George W. Bush and Obama administrations helping to save the big Wall Street banks – said “I believe the biggest banks are still too big to fail and continue to pose a significant,...

“A Fair Day’s Wage for a Fair Day’s Work?”

“A Fair Day’s Wage for a Fair Day’s Work?”

Feb 4, 2016

Global Geopolitics and Political Economy Net – IPS By Francesco Farnè Rome, Feb 4 2016 (IPS) – “During the first months in Italy, I always prayed for rain. I spent hours checking the weather forecast” said Roni, a 26 year old graduate from a middle-income family in Bangladesh. His father, a public servant and his mother a home maker, Roni had to...