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Jack Rasmus

Dr. Jack Rasmus, Ph.D Political Economy, teaches economics and politics at St. Mary’s College in California. He is the author and producer of the various nonfiction and fictional workers, including the books ‘Obama’s Economy: Recovery for the Few‘, Pluto Press, 2012, ‘Epic Recession: Prelude to Global Depression‘, Pluto Press, 2010, and ‘The War at Home: The Corporate Offensive from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush‘, Kyklosproductions, 2006. Before his current roles as author, journalist and radio host, Jack was an economist and market analyst for several global companies 18 years and, for more than a decade, a local union president, vice-president, contract negotiator, and organizer for several labor unions, including the UAW, CWA, SEIU, and HERE. His twitter handle is @drjackrasmus.

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The Trump tax proposal will overwhelmingly favor the wealthiest 1 percent.
Instead of borrowing still more from the Troika, Greece now was able once again to borrow and owe still more to the private bankers instead.
Macron further represents a strategy to save European neoliberalism similar to that which Britain and the U.S. economic elites put forward in the 1990s.
Whether multi or bilateral, free trade is free trade, and workers, consumers and the environment pay for the profits of corporations.
How could American voters come to elect Trump?
Public opinion polls totally mis-forecast the U.S. election, as they did with the U.K. Brexit referendum vote.
Trump’s strategy was clearly to shore up his conservative base by returning to the extreme anti-Hillary rhetoric that got him the nomination.
Clinton may have problems mobilizing the very voter constituencies that made the big difference in giving Obama one more chance in 2012.
Hundreds of billions of dollars in loans haven't helped the Greek economy or its people.
Trump is not really serious about attacking free trade.