one kiss from Trump could be worth $80 million in COVID infection

Harvard economists estimate the cumulative financial costs of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fiscal conservatives' pandemic cost $16 Trillion for the US, about 90% of the country's GDP. If anything, you’d think fiscal conservatives, some of whom might even harbor liberal cultural/social notions, might be very angry at the waste caused by Trump’s epidemic incompetence. If anything,…

Independent economic analysis: A Trump loss would be far better for the economy

I’ll never understand why people think Republican presidents — and Republicans in general — are good for the economy. We have decades of economic data that say otherwise. When it comes to the economy, Republicans are like loud, stumbling drunks who keep insisting they’re okay to drive. Every Friday and Saturday night they plow into the…

Trump's Operation SeaLion economy versus Biden creating 66% more jobs in next 4 years

A new analysis by Moody’s Analytics definitively demonstrates to those predisposed to conventional economic analysis that Trump is a loser, especially in terms of the economy. Biden’s economic plans aren’t even radical, simply democratic and less inequitable. Trump’s short-attention-span policies have always been wham-bam, wait for two weeks, there’ll be a new one (or the same one,…

New Quinnipiac National Poll Has Joe Biden Beating Trump 52-42

Some good news today courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: In the race for the White House, former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump 52 – 42percent among likely voters in a Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pea-ack) University national poll released today. Those numbers are unchanged from a September 2nd national poll when Biden led Trump…

the real SARs: Suspicious Activity Reports

Prior to this reporting, very few SARs had ever been revealed. The FinCEN Files encompass more than 2,100. Will there be folks taking the easy way out after these revelations, but more importantly, will this have an effect on future prosecutions that might even involve Trump and his minions, because Deutsche Bank. So much corruption…

Pennsylvania is Key to Victory

538 has a new web page up, 2020 Election Forecast, which shows the current state of vote predictions state by state, and is updated daily. It starts with 24 maps showing the combination of states that give either candidate a win. Right now, there are 5 winning combinations for Trump and 19 for Biden. Further…

Anti-Capitalist MeetUp: Post-COVID's post-capitalism may create an International Green New Deal

“(T)erminating labour and share markets, along with the type of commercial banking taken for granted today, is a prerequisite for a post-capitalist society with functioning markets, authentic democracy and personal liberty.” Left accelerationism seems tempting in a time when markets, democracy, and liberty are in peril. but Yanis Varoufakis is hinting that with an upcoming book, that…

International Brotherhood Of Teamsters Endorses Joe Biden For President

As the grandson of a Teamster Truck Driver, I’m very proud to announce this: The 1.4 million member trade union the International Brotherhood of Teamsters endorsed Joe Biden for president Tuesday, its board unanimously voting to throw its support behind the Democratic ticket. The Teamsters’ announcement comes after two other major union endorsements this week…

AL-Sen: Tommy Tuberville (R) Says $600 Unemployment Benefit Was “Way To Much” Of A Boost

Asshole: Tommy Tuberville, the Republican Senate nominee in Alabama, said on Tuesday that the recently expired $600 coronavirus unemployment “was way too much” during an interview on “Alabama's Morning News with JT.” Tuberville, who recently won the Republican primary and is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, claimed Alabamians are not working because “they're making…

Anti-Capitalist Meetup: is there a “fully unexploited luxury socialism”

This week I attended (remotely) the Rethinking Economics Festival and encountered challenging pluralist discourses like a platform economy (noting that most of such work is populated by women), decolonizing the Eurocentric position in disciplines, or “fully-automated luxury communism”. I thought I’d share some resource items and make a few observations. Columbus does need to be…