Jack Rasmus

Jack Rasmus is author of  ’The Scourge of Neoliberalism: US Economic Policy from Reagan to Trump, Clarity Press, January 2020. He blogs at jackrasmus.com and hosts the weekly radio show, Alternative Visions on the Progressive Radio Network on Fridays at 2pm est. His twitter handle is @drjackrasmus.

How Democrat Progressives Got Out-Maneuvered by Their Corporate Wing

President Joe (Manchin) Moves the Goalposts Again

Biden’s ‘Global Tax’ and the 40-Year US Corporate Tax ‘Shell Game’

The ‘Smoke & Mirrors’ Billionaires Tax and 15% Minimum Corporate Tax Proposals

Why Not a Financial Transactions Tax?

The Great Strike of 2021

Reconciling the Reconciliation Bill: a Preview

The 2nd Afghan War and Retreat from Central Asia

Afghanistan and the American Imperial Project

Covid Recession Year One: Who Gained? Who Lost?

Biden Capitulates: Cuts Corp Taxes & Cuts Infrastructure Spending

Inflation Myths and the US Economic Rebound 2021

US First Quarter GDP: Recovery or Just Another Rebound?

Gamestop and the Game That Never Stops!

Biden’s ‘American Rescue Plan’ and Its Opponents

America’s Continuing Crisis of Democracy

Congress Passes $900 Billion Mitigation 2.0 Bill (As Double Dip Recession Looms)

Economic Consequences of a 2nd Economic ‘Mitigation’ Bill

A New Technology That Will Dangerously Expand Government Spying on Citizens

Mnuchin’s Treasury Department Shelves $455 Billion in Unspent Stimulus

US Political Crisis Just Entered More Dangerous Phase

The Fed Man Song

How Could 70 Million Still Have Voted for Trump?

The Day After

Barrett Confirmed, Post-Election Chaos Will Ensue

A Short History of the ‘On Again, Off Again’ Fiscal Stimulus Negotiations

Trump Scuttles a Fiscal Stimulus Deal…Again!

Ginsburg’s Death and Trump’s Emerging Legal Coup D’Etat

America’s Current Jobs ‘Great Depression’

Trump’s Executive Orders: EOs as PR and FUs

US GDP Collapses and Economic Rebound Fades

What Lies Ahead

Why the 3rd Quarter US Economic ‘Rebound’ Will Falter

The Second COVID Wave and the US Economy

Confronting Institutional Racism

Two Fictions of Mainstream Economics

Low-Balling the Unemployed in the Era of the 2020 Great Recession

The Myth of the V-Shaped US Economic Recovery

COVID-19 and the Forgotten Working Class

US Senate’s Final Stimulus Bill: Why It Won’t Be Enough

The New Federal Reserve as Garbage Can for All Capitalist Debt

Trump’s DOA TV Address and an Alternative Fiscal Stimulus Program

COVID-19 and the Working Class

South Carolina Primary: What Does It Mean?

The Nevada Caucus and the Desperation of Democrat Elites

Trump’s ‘Red Meat’ SOTU Speech: US Political Crisis Now Deepens

Trump’s Feeble Phase 1 China-US Trade Deal

Trump vs. Iran: Has the US Crossed the Escalation to War Rubicon?

On Those Questionable US Wage Stats…Again

Brexit and the Collapse of British Labour: A Post-Mortem on the UK Election