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Exploitation Entrepreneurialism

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s Race for Profit is an essential read not just for anyone interested in racism, housing segregation and post-Civil Rights era racial politics, but for anyone interested in understanding the American economy. It is impossible to understand contracts, property deeds, government guarantees, homeowner’s associations, or lending without knowing how each of these building blocks of the market can be used for race-based exploitation.

Breadth and Taxes

This article was written by Emma Caterine and originally posted on LPE Project blog on 9/08/2020. This post is part of our symposium on Stephanie Kelton’s The Deficit Myth. You can find the full symposium here.  Into the dual fiscal crises of COVID-19 and campaigns to Defund the Police comes Stephanie Kelton’s long-awaited book “The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and …

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Racism linked to cognitive decline in African American women

The article below discusses the issues that black women face that affect their cognitive abilities. Based on the studies cited in the article, conclusions could be drawn that racism actually causes dementia and other cognitive declines. Those that reported the most racism had the most cognitive declines.   For African-American women, experiencing racism can contribute …

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picture of Fadhel Kaboub for September's National Outreach Call

The Global Green New Deal and an Open Letter on African Economic & Monetary Sovereignty

September 16, 2020, 9pm EDT/6pm PDT Register for this webinar here This month we welcome Fadhel Kaboub for a return appearance! Fadhel has that rare ability to talk about MMT in language engaging to newcomers and oldtimers alike. This month he turns the MMT lens toward the developing world, discussing the Green New Deal in …

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February 19: National Outreach Call featuring Lua Kamál Yuille and Mat Forstater

Uniting and Fighting for Social and Economic Justice in the Age of Trump Join Real Progressives and Real Progress in Action volunteers on Wednesday, February 19th, at 9 pm ET for a Zoom call presentation. Special guests Lua Kamál Yuille and Mat Forstater will discuss uniting and fighting for social and economic justice in the …

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Community QE, Digital Greenbacks, and the Expansion of Democracy

Real Progressives and Real Progress in Action invite you to watch our June National Outreach Call with special guest Robert Hockett. Bob Hockett is always involved in exciting things. In the National Outreach Call, he talked about his work developing plans for cities and states to make use of the new Fed facilities, and what …

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