Robert Pollin

No Evidence to Support FED 2% Inflation Target – Robert Pollin 
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No Evidence to Support FED 2% Inflation Target – Robert Pollin 

The inflation conference at Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst (PERI) presented mounting evidence that raising the rate of interest will only raise unemployment and weaken the bargaining power of low-wage workers and the poor that are already hit hard by the pandemic across the world. Robert Pollin joins Sharmini Peries on theAnalysis.news.

Biden’s Bill has Significant Funding for Climate but 10% of What’s Needed – Bob Pollin
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Biden’s Bill has Significant Funding for Climate but 10% of What’s Needed – Bob Pollin

The so-called “Inflation Reduction Act” will have a positive affect on the climate crisis, but it does not phase out fossil fuel and is far from what’s needed. Big industrial states like New York and California can and must go much further. Bob Pollin on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.

Towards a Green Economy: Private or Public? – Robert Pollin on RAI (8/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Private or Public? – Robert Pollin on RAI (8/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says if we let the market operate on its own without some form of major public sector intervention, there’s no chance whatsoever that we’re going to achieve climate stabilization. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 14, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: Is Clean Coal and Carbon Capture an Option? – Robert Pollin on RAI (4/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Is Clean Coal and Carbon Capture an Option? – Robert Pollin on RAI (4/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says there’s no evidence technology will make fossil fuel clean, and it’s more cost-effective to achieve energy efficiency and produce alternative energy. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 9, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: Green Growth or no Growth? – Robert Pollin on RAI (5/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Green Growth or no Growth? – Robert Pollin on RAI (5/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says no-GDP growth is unrealistic and unnecessary as the way to achieve carbon emission targets – green economists must be advocates of job creation. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 11, 2015.

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