Joe Biden, après avoir engagé un plan de soutien de 1 900 milliards de dollars, a annoncé un investissement dans les infrastructures de 2 000 milliards sur huit ans. Peut-on parler d’un virage radical ?
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Joe Biden met en place des plans de relance et d’investissement massifs. La population est-elle prête à accepter un rôle accru de l’Etat ? Selon l’économiste James Galbraith, professeur à l’université du Texas, le nouveau locataire de la Maison-Blanche a compris que le vrai danger politique, pour les démocrates, était la timidité. Entretien.
Economics used to offer lots of metrics that claimed to show when growing economies were approaching some kind of speed limit. But increasingly, inflation is the only one that's taken seriously.
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The West's economic orthodoxy of the past 40 years has been shaken by the pandemic—but the fight isn't nearly over yet.
10 features from the week Patrick Bixler spoke to the Associated Press about philanthropic gifts and scientific discovery after former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy, gave $150 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for research in biology and AI.
Once again, massive fiscal spending in the United States has invited warnings of inflation and triggered dark memories of the 1970s. But these fears are based on a model that has since been obliterated by economic realities — not least the rise of China, which has fundamentally reshaped the U.S. and global economies.
In this episode of DiEM TV we dive into the Green New Deal for Europe. Our special guest James K. Galbraith and David Adler tackle all your burning Green New Deal questions.
In 2002, under Gov. Rick Perry, Texas deregulated its electricity system and established a free market, managed by a non-profit entity, with roughly 70 providers. But while the new system worked most of the time, people need electricity all the time.
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