Super-sized Unemployment Benefits are Essential in a Depression

Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans      Congress is going back to work.  High on the agenda with the clock ticking is the next stimulus bill.  Some things are clear.  Mainly that the US economy is on its knees. Let’s look at the facts: 20 million people are unemployed. …

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New American Leaders

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans       With all of the deserved celebration and whoopsie-do about the historic diversity of the newly elected Congress, talking to Sayu Bhojwani, the founder and director of the New York-based nonprofit, New American Leaders, on Wade’s World seemed as right on time as these new representatives themselves.   Sayu made some interesting points that …

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Sketchy Financing for Apartments and Private Markets Seems Like Deja Vu

Citizen Wealth DC Politics Financial Justice

Sonoma     Ten years on from the Great Recession of 2008, you wonder what we learned from that crisis, and who really learned it.  I mean really learned it! Here’s a couple of scary examples that I’ll share in the “misery loves company” vein: In the “who’s on first, what’s on second” vein, get this.  The …

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