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Pay Gap Between U.S. CEOs and Typical Workers
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Pay Gap Between U.S. CEOs and Typical Workers
December 7, 2022

CEO pay, including stock awards and options, is up 1,460% since 1978, an Economic Policy analysis found. This increase was not matched by increased pay for typical workers, as the chart below shows. 

Eurozone Faces Record-High Inflation
December 2, 2022

The euro area is facing rising prices, with energy prices being the main drivers of inflation. Having decided to cut energy ties with Russia, the EU is doing its best to keep energy prices growing.

Eurozone Faces Record-High Inflation
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The Myth of Post-Industrialism
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The Myth of Post-Industrialism
November 13, 2022

Why has the U.S. manufacturing base become so hollowed out? One key yet little understood aspect of the story: the pernicious role played by so-called post-industrialism.

The Oil Nationalization Two-Step
November 6, 2022

Windfall profit taxes are already on the way in Germany, 90% of all profits taxed away to the state. Energy production, when that bill passes, will be nationalized in Germany. The end of rational energy pricing will be gone.

The Oil Nationalization Two-Step
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Why Russia May Still Quit the Grain Deal
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Why Russia May Still Quit the Grain Deal
November 4, 2022

On October 29, Russia suspended its participation in the deal to export Ukrainian grain after a drone attack by Ukrainian armed forces on its Black Sea fleet in the Crimean city of Sevastopol. However, it became clear much earlier that Ukraine was never going to play fair. Even though Russia resumed its participation in the grain deal, it may still quit it and here’s why:

Going Against the Grain… If West Really Concerned By World Hunger It Should End Russia Sanctions
November 4, 2022

It is absurd to blame Moscow for using “food as a weapon” when the people who are making the accusation are the same ones who are blocking Russia from exporting commodities.

Going Against the Grain… If West Really Concerned By World Hunger It Should End Russia Sanctions
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The Geopolitics of Inequality
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The Geopolitics of Inequality
October 29, 2022

The geopolitics of inequality persist, writes Vijay Prashad, even though industrial production has moved from the Global North to the Global South.

‘Strong as Hell’ Economy Is a Mirage of Math
October 21, 2022

The headline numbers — jobs, U-3 unemployment, etc. — don’t tell the whole story. If anything they tell a story directly opposite of what they normally would. Why? Math.

‘Strong as Hell’ Economy Is a Mirage of Math
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