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Joseph Stiglitz: It’s Time to Get Radical on Inequality

New Economic Thinking – Jun 26 2015 America’s economic system has failed by not raising living standards for most. Nobel laureate Stiglitz, author of The Price of Inequality and The Great Divide, studies the forces driving inequality and what is … Continue reading

Economist Joseph Stiglitz on How War, COVID & Climate Crisis Cause Economic Crises Around the World

Democracy Now! Mar 7, 2023 Latest Shows As the U.N. secretary-general blasts wealthy nations for rigging the global economy for their benefit, we speak with economist Joseph Stiglitz about how war, the pandemic and the climate emergency are causing economic … Continue reading

“Will Corporate Greed Prolong the Pandemic?” Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz on Global Vac cine Equity

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Joseph Stiglitz: Ending Unemployment Benefits as Pandemic Rages Is Cruel & Hurts Economic Recovery

Democracy Now!Sep 8, 2021 As unemployment benefits for millions of U.S. workers expired on Labor Day, with many states suffering the worst surge of the pandemic, economist Joseph Stiglitz says it’s “disturbing” federal aid was allowed to lapse. “This is … Continue reading

Historic But Inadequate: Joseph Stiglitz on G7 Deal to Back a 15% Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

Democracy Now! Published on Jun 7, 2021 Finance ministers from seven of the world’s wealthiest nations have backed a plan to set a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15% on multinational companies. The agreement, which was reached … Continue reading

The End of Trickle-Down Economics? Joe Stiglitz on the “Transformational” $ 1.9T American Rescue Plan

Democracy Now! – Mar 16, 2021 President Biden has signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which Democrats are hailing as the largest anti-poverty bill in a generation. It includes stimulus checks to most adults, expanded unemployment benefits and an … Continue reading

Share the Vaccines, Erase the Debt: Joseph Stiglitz on How the U.S. Can Help Developing Countries

Democracy Now! Published on Mar 12, 2021 Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says wealthy countries have a responsibility to help the developing world in overcoming the pandemic. He says the response must include vaccine equity as well as economic aid, … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz on the Pandemic Economy & Why He Backs Sanders’ Filibuster for $2000 Stimulus Checks

Democracy Now! Dec 29, 2020 The House of Representatives has voted to approve a measure that would increase stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000, sending the bill to the Senate, where its fate is uncertain. Independent Senator Bernie Sanders has … Continue reading

Prof Joseph Stiglitz & Prof Ian Goldin in conversation: “Policies for the post-Covid world”

Prof Joseph Stiglitz & Prof Ian Goldin in conversation: “Policies for the post-Covid world”

Oxford Martin School Scheduled for Jul 15, 2020 In response to the devastation caused by Covid-19, governments & businesses around the world need to adopt new policies which prioritise people and our planet. Join Professor Joseph Stiglitz, the renowned Nobel … Continue reading