Category Archives: Macroeconomic policy

How Mitch McConnell’s Hostility to the Unemployment Supplement Puts Ordinary Americans’ Welfare at Risk

Republicans intend to shoot themselves and the economy in the head out of ideological rigidity by killing the unemployment supplement.

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Yanis Varoufakis: Interview with Léa El Azzi on Capitalism After the Pandemic, Europe, Greece, Lebanon & the IMF

A discussion of the state of capitailsm, with a European/Lebanase slant.

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Michael Hudson on Coronavirus and Debt Winners and Losers

Michael Hudson explains why debt cancellation and turning banks into utilities is the only sound response to the cornacrisis.

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