Posts Tagged by Debt
|August 31, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Your governments owe lots of money to some powerful people. When politicians won’t be able to borrow, who’ll have to pay up?
|June 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
At least half the cost of new bridges, etc, is paying the interest on bonds sold to fund the project. Does the state get its money’s worth?
|June 2, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The Economist, The Guardian, The Independent, The Washington Post — these are major papers covering a major idea for the good of all.
|May 9, 2014||Posted by Catherine Cashmore under Editorials|
Most people scramble for the crumbs instead of stand up to the powers imposing austerity while raking in fortunes.
|February 19, 2014||Posted by Rich Nymoen under Editorials|
Making borrowing easy actually means more foreclosures, hurting the very people the program was supposed to help.
|January 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, High Cost of Land|
In Australia, mortgages are crowding out business loans, which must reach a tipping point some time, if the economy lags.
|December 19, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
You have to pay more for everything every year because politicians run up debts that benefit insiders more than others. So what can you do?
|November 24, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Our taking Earth and leaving waste is so fast and furious. We could slow it down if we’d ever quit wasting so much. If we put a price tag on land, resources, and ecosystem services, we’d shape up.
|June 2, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Mortgages defaulting, Land sales and prices steady Not Feeling any Recession? Investors & Criminals Hows the US economy? Ask foreigners, buying US debt, even as housing — actually land — remains flat. Or ask criminals, oblivious to the recession. We […]
|May 19, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
US Policy Causes Defaults, Quasi US Agency to Fail Aussie Officials Plan to Recover More Natural Rents As US home repossessions hit an all-time high, Fannie Mae announced a $11.5 billion quarterly loss. Should we again rescue the mortgage giant? […]
|May 4, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Toronto To Collect Billboard Rent Central banks woo sovereign funds over debt One big player makes a play for one immense stream of wealth for itself while one small player corrals a minor stream but for all society. We trim, […]
|February 26, 2010||Posted by Joel S. Hirschhorn under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Greek debt, Merrill Lynch buyout, & Killer Pills are Rip-offs Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Big Pharma, deceivers all Business ethics has become an oxymoron. Wall Street bonuses were up 17% to over $20 billion in 2009, thanks to the […]
|February 19, 2010||Posted by Joel S. Hirschhorn under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
One in four Americans is employed to guard the wealth What’s It Going to Take to Share the Surplus? More money keeps flowing up to the elite who pay more people to protect money flowing that upward way, even as […]
|February 4, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Tax to improve plans Myths of Recovery Was the bailout a scam? Whatever, its not working. We trim, blend, and append six 2010 articles, the longest from CounterPunch, Jan 26, 2010 by Michael Hudson, former Wall Street economist, a Distinguished […]
|September 15, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Ed. JJS Blend|
Mongolia to Share $30 Billion Mining Jackpot In 2009, US land prices are leveling, but did they fall far enough to become affordable? Even as spending starts rising again, prospects are bleak for many Americans. Elsewhere, the basics are changing. […]