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How to make the economy great again: raise pay

By Underground | October 19, 2018

Raising pay works. Trucking industry players have been complaining for a few years about an acute shortage of labor in their industry, as demand for trucks rises but people resist launching a … Continue reading How to make the economy great again: raise pay

A Brief History Of The Wall Street Journal’s Support For Right-Wing Authoritarians

By Underground | October 19, 2018

The paper’s endorsing Brazil’s pro-dictatorship candidate is the latest in a proud tradition for its opinion section. The U.S. business news outlets have a long history of supporting murderous fascists. To them, protecting … Continue reading A Brief History Of The Wall Street Journal’s Support For Right-Wing Authoritarians

Christine Lagarde convicted: IMF head found guilty of criminal charges over massive government payout

By Underground | October 17, 2018

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been convicted over her role in a controversial €400m (£355m) payment to a businessman. French judges found Ms Lagarde guilty of negligence for failing to … Continue reading Christine Lagarde convicted: IMF head found guilty of criminal charges over massive government payout

Texas students are now required to watch a video on how to avoid provoking a cop

By Underground | October 17, 2018

Texas students are now required to watch a video on how to avoid provoking a cop pic.twitter.com/GO6Iq1QST7 — Vocativ (@vocativ) October 14, 2018 The beginnings of a police state… we have to … Continue reading Texas students are now required to watch a video on how to avoid provoking a cop

Facebook Accused of ‘Full-Frontal Suppression of Dissent’ After Independent Media Swept Up in Mass Purge

By Underground | October 17, 2018

The massive shutdown affected many progressive sites devoted to covering war, police brutality, and other issues neglected by the corporate media We warned that getting your internet companies to start censoring what … Continue reading Facebook Accused of ‘Full-Frontal Suppression of Dissent’ After Independent Media Swept Up in Mass Purge

Britain fell for a neoliberal con trick – even the IMF says so

By Underground | October 16, 2018

The fund reports that Britain’s finances are weaker than Portugal’s, and says privatisation is to blame, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty With everyone, including those whose sole purpose seems to be to privatize everything (the IMF) even saying that privatizations are destroying economies.. maybe it’s time we do sketching different? Source: Britain … Continue reading Britain fell for a neoliberal con trick – even the IMF says so

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems

By Underground | October 16, 2018

Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has the left failed to come up with an alternative? An article from 2 years ago, but even more relevant today as we’ve done nothing to get away from Neoliberalism yet. … Continue reading Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems

Nearly Every Real FCC Public Comment Supported Net Neutrality, Stanford Study Says

By Underground | October 16, 2018

Out of every original comment sent to the Federal Communications Commission about its Net Neutrality repeal proceedings, nearly all were against killing the regulations, according to a new Stanford University study. The … Continue reading Nearly Every Real FCC Public Comment Supported Net Neutrality, Stanford Study Says

“The Goal Is Power” – The Global Warming Conspiracy

By Underground | October 14, 2018

Of course corporations deny global warming because they don’t want to pay for having the cut emissions, but when ordinary people deny it, it appears that there is a conspiracy theory running … Continue reading “The Goal Is Power” – The Global Warming Conspiracy

Austerity: how an ideological project failed on its own terms

By Underground | October 12, 2018

Faced with the political and economic cost of spending cuts, even the Conservatives are being forced to retreat. There is no situation where cutting spending makes an economy grow. It does the … Continue reading Austerity: how an ideological project failed on its own terms

What is Modern Monetary Theory by Stephanie Kelton

By Underground | October 12, 2018

A simple explanation of how money actually works and what that means for society as a whole. Continue reading What is Modern Monetary Theory by Stephanie Kelton

You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads.

By Underground | October 9, 2018

Add “a phone number I never gave Facebook for targeted advertising” to the list of deceptive and invasive ways Facebook makes money off your personal information. Contrary to user expectations and Facebook … Continue reading You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads.