Will a large infrastructure plan create inflation? If inflation is linked to higher wages, that’s not bad for workers, says Pollin. Large increases in inflation have been linked to higher oil prices which are unlikely. What’s missing from the Biden plan is it doesn’t sufficiently address a just transition for fossil fuel workers. Bob Pollin joins theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
From demanding radical reforms to policing to broader demands about social and economic equality, the movement is growing, maturing and becoming more inclusive. Margaret Prescod joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
The Australien Government made an ad for the final week leading up to the election, and it’s surprisingly honest and informative.
The governments of India and South-Africa backed by about 100 countries and counting are calling for a waiver on patents over COVID-19 related medicines and equipment. Headquarter countries of Big Pharma are opposing it. The debate is going on at the WTO and will be decided soon.
People in the streets and at home are talking about the intersection of race, class, and gender in a more substantive way and how the Democratic Party tries to hijack movements. Adrienne Dixson on theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay