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Joseph Stiglitz: Trump’s “Trickle-Down” Economic Plans Are Not Enough to Meet Coronavirus Challenge

Democracy Now! Mar 19, 2020 The coronavirus relief package signed by President Trump Wednesday provides unemployment benefits and free coronavirus testing to millions of Americans suddenly out of a job, but guarantees paid sick leave to less than 20% of … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz: We let the 2008 crisis “go to waste.” Let’s not make the same mistake

Democracy Now! Mar 19, 2020 During the 2008 financial crisis, Rahm Emanuel, President Obama’s chief of staff, famously said you should never let a crisis go to waste. But Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says that’s precisely what lawmakers did, … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz: Trickle-down economics is ‘absolutely wrong’

Intelligence Squared Dec 16, 2015 Want to join the debate? Check out the Intelligence Squared website to hear about future live events and podcasts: http://www.intelligencesquared.com Taken from the Intelligence Squared event: “Joseph Stiglitz on the Great Divide”. The event can … Continue reading

The climate crisis is our third world war. It needs a bold response | Joseph Stiglitz | Opinion | The Guardian

‘The war on the climate emergency, if correctly waged, would actually be good for the economy’ Photograph: Press Enterpr/Rex/Shutterstock Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz: “We have to have progressive capitalism”

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Inequality and Climate Change: Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern in Conversation

The Graduate Center, CUNY Published on Apr 29, 2015 On Earth Day 2015, Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern, two of the world’s leading experts on economics and the environment, joined in conversation about the intersection of climate change and inequality. … Continue reading

Thomas Piketty, Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz: The Genius of Economics

92Y Plus Published on Mar 6, 2015 Piketty, arguably the world’s leading expert on income and wealth inequality, does more than document the growing concentration of income in the hands of a small economic elite. He also makes a powerful … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz: Trump has ‘fascist’ tendencies

The Guardian Published on Nov 16, 2017 The economist and and author of Globalisation and its Discontents talks to the Guardian’s Larry Elliott about why he considers Donald Trump unfit to be US president. He says stagnant incomes, the opioid … Continue reading

The Great Divide with Joseph Stiglitz and Robert Reich

University of California Television (UCTV) Published on May 22, 2015 (Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Economist Joseph Stiglitz and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminisce about opposing “corporate welfare” during their days in the Clinton Administration and talk here about problematic trade deals, … Continue reading