Browsing the "economy" Tag

Sherrod Brown For Senate (Ohio)

November 5th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  At the 11th hour here, I’m highlighting a handful of Senate candidates who I think are really outstanding potential [&hellip


Story of Broke (VIDEO)

November 16th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

  I previewed the “Story of Broke” a few weeks ago when.. the preview was released. The full “story”/video is [&hellip


Keystone XL & Jobs

November 14th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

  One of the big arguments for the Keystone XL pipeline, which will now be approved no earlier than 2013, [&hellip


Global Financial Crisis (Global Crisis Series)

October 30th, 2011 | by Tim Tyler

There has been a recent decline in the global financial system as many countries are facing a severe financial hardship, high unemployment, and a decline in currency value. The global market relies on each country to import and export goods. This is needed to sustain the global economy. When one or more countries are not able to contribute to the global economy, then the impact trickles down to the rest. The global financial system is a balance that must be adjusted according to supply and demand. When a country begins to suffer a financial strain, then the chance of inflation increases. This forces other countries to adjust their monetary value to stabilize the market. These types of actions create the possibility of a crash in the financial system, as countries loose value in their currency


Not Jobs vs the Environment, but Clean vs Dirty Jobs

October 13th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

All of these gains are being put in peril by the energetic efforts of the Canadian tar sands lobby in the United States. According to the Council, uncertainty in tax policy, pollution restrictions and performance standards are putting future clean energy jobs at risk. Tar sands interests in Alberta and Canada are actively promoting this uncertainty in Washington DC, state governments and municipalities. The tar sands industry sees the emerging U.S. clean energy industry as a threat to its biggest market and is doing everything in its power to undermine it



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