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H.R.7 – Paycheck Fairness Act – 117th Congress

H.R.7 – Paycheck Fairness Act Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 01/28/2021) Committees: House – Education and Labor This bill addresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex … Continue reading

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Small Business and the Self-Employed

We should support a program that counteracts concentration and abuse of economic power. We support many different initiatives for forming successful, small enterprises that together can become an engine of (and sustainable model for) job creation, prosperity and progress. Small … Continue reading

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Measuring Economic Health

Economic growth has been a primary goal of U.S. policy. Corporations, politicians beholden to corporations, and economists funded by corporations advocate a theory of unlimited economic growth stemming from technological progress. Based upon established principles of the physical and biological … Continue reading

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Genuine Progress Indicator

Genuine progress indicator (GPI) is a metric that has been suggested to replace, or supplement, gross domestic product (GDP).[1] The GPI is designed to take fuller account of the well-being of a nation, only a part of which pertains to the size of the nation’s economy, by incorporating … Continue reading

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Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare

The Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare (ISEW) is an economic indicator intended to replace the Gross Domestic Product, which is the main macroeconomic indicator of System of National Accounts (SNA). Rather than simply adding together all expenditures like the gross domestic product, consumer expenditure is balanced by such … Continue reading

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Marxian Economics” Richard D Wolff (1-75 classes) “Intro to Marxian Economics” 1 “Intro to Marxian Economics” 2 Advanced Marxian Economics  

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Economic Justice and Sustainability

Green economics is rooted in ecological economics. Our economy should serve us and our planet. Our economy should reflect and respect the diverse, delicate ecosystems of our planet. Our current economic system is gravely flawed. It is unjust and unsustainable … Continue reading

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Economic Justice – Social Safety Net

The passage of the 1996 Welfare Act by Congress and its signing by the President confronts us with hard choices. Democrats and Republicans seem to be saying the country cannot afford to care for children and poor mothers. In ending … Continue reading

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Anti-Trust Enforcement

The Green Party supports strong and effectively enforced anti-trust regulation to counteract the concentration of economic power that imposes a severe toll on the economy. These problems need to be addressed. The anti-trust division of the Justice Department has had … Continue reading

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