Here’s a breakdown of payday loan demographics by parental status. Parents are more likely to take out payday loans than non-parents. Parental status Percentage having used a personal loan non-relative 5% relative 8% payday loans in america The rates and terms of payday loans can vary widely by state. SomeRead More →

Bratislava, Slovakia – Although there are still almost two years before the next parliamentary elections in Slovakia, the country is preparing for another important political event in 2022: local elections will be held in the autumn to elect political representatives in more than 1,000 cities and municipalities. The last municipalRead More →

Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Feb. 22 (THEWILL) – Former Kano State Governor Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Tuesday launched a new political group, ‘The National Movement’ (TNM). This comes days after the former defense minister said the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had nothingRead More →

The headlines of the media on February 22 In today’s media, Chris Rufo thanks John Oliver for his ‘unwitting favour’ following critical monologue on race theory, Washington Post editorial board expresses support for federal list of d flight ban for passengers who disobey mask mandates, and NBC’s Beijing Olympics ratingsRead More →

Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016-2021by Thomas PikettyYale University Press, 2021.346pp. $34.95. “If someone had told me in 1990 that I would publish a collection of articles in 2020 called Long live socialism! in French, I would have thought it was a bad joke,” said ThomasRead More →

Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016-2021By Thomas PickettyYale University Press, 2021.346pp. $34.95. “If someone had told me in 1990 that I would publish in 2020 a collection of articles entitled Long live socialism! in French, I would have thought it was a bad joke,” said ThomasRead More →

Few things are able to leave me speechless, but watching middle-class voters get tricked by right-wing “populists” works every time. Economic proposals that would benefit a broad spectrum of Americans are routinely decried as “socialist” by GOP leaders, and they unabashedly stoke division with threats of “income redistribution.” This asymmetricalRead More →

After you tie the knot, there are many things that require your attention, such as setting up joint bank accounts and making a plan for living together. Finances are a big part of married life and should be considered when creating budgets and making other plans. Discussing finances doesn’t haveRead More →

Much has been written about the immense increase in economic inequality that has taken place in recent times and various startling figures have been provided by organizations like Oxfam, which has just released a report called Inequality kills. This shows that the wealth of the 10 richest men has doubledRead More →

DUBLIN, February 16, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Non-preferred consumer credit in the UK: Market analysis report 2021” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Review of the non-priority or high-rate consumer credit market. It describes the market for consumer credit contracts with average fixed interest rates above 30% per annum andRead More →

Through Roger McKinneyContributor | Monday, February 14, 2022 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., speaks at the National Action Network convention in New York on Friday, April 5, 2019. | The Christian Post/Leonardo Blair Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) said in a recent interview that capitalism is irremediably bad: “So for me, capitalism atRead More →

My social media feed is flooded with messages informing me of the loss of a courageous critic of the government and its policies, and I am saddened. It’s great to see that we have deans of some very successful and old business houses criticizing the current government and giving usRead More →

This is a very common situation among freelancers because their income is not the same all the time. I didn’t want to ask my partner for money, so I turned to Payday-Loans-Cash-Advance.net. The potential lender was found a few hours after the application was approved. The next day after submittingRead More →

review of Suburban socialism (or barbarism) by Oly Durose (Repeater Books, 2022) There’s a line at Christopher Hill The experience of defeat, his masterful portrayal of discouraged radicals after the English Revolution, on the potential uses of political losses. According to Hill, defeat can force ideologues to confront the inadequacyRead More →

When the Berlin Wall came down in November 1989, a cheer went up across the continent as it marked the end of communism in East Germany and Central Europe. This was followed in 1991 by the breakup of the former Soviet Union, with the Central Asian republics becoming sovereign states.Read More →

Senator Marco Rubio slammed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Monday on “Hannity,” saying the lawmaker was wrong when she called capitalism “unsalvageable.” SEN. MARCO RUBIO: Socialism is not about economics. This is a big mistake we are making. Socialism has nothing to do…it’s about power. It’s about the ability to control people. IfRead More →

Online comments and complaints have been circulating freely since the New York Times announced that it was buying Wordle, the online puzzle game that has become a global sensation, and I’m not alone in lamenting the likelihood that Wordle will soon be transformed from some sort of public good availableRead More →

Political economy professor and management expert Pat Utomi speaks during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Policy on February 6, 2022. Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a professor of political economy and management expert, Pat Utomi, said on Sunday that Nigeria needs a new political movement driven by ideasRead More →

The 21st century is witnessing a gradual disappearance of traditional conservatism. With the disintegration of the USSR, liberal capitalism and internationalist interventionism lost their appeal. Current conservatism, says Philipps O’Brien of the University of St Andrews, is essentially nationalist, populist, evangelical and anti-science. Reverence for leaders is also a prominentRead More →

Breadcrumb Links PF Comment There are too few billionaires in Canada — or anywhere else, for that matter — to fund an expansive welfare state Pedestrians cross the intersection of Bay Street and Wellington Street West in Toronto’s Financial District. Photo by Galit Rodan/Bloomberg Files Content of the article ReadingRead More →

The average overdraft fee costs consumers $35 per breach, making it an inconvenient and frustrating part of day-to-day banking for many people. But some big banks — Capital One, Bank of America, Truist, US Bank and Wells Fargo — have recently taken steps to reduce or eliminate overdraft fees forRead More →

‘ My sister studied economics but she never read Marx or Engels,” says Berkay Kartav, 24. The co-ordinator of the London Young Socialists (a branch of Britain’s Socialist Party) sips black tea at Vagabond on Holloway Road. “It just goes to show that mainstream economics, as taught in universities, doesn’tRead More →

The Gallup Poll asks Americans about their attitudes toward capitalism and socialism on a semi-regular basis. Some recent findings are reported by Jeffrey M. Jones in “Socialism, Capitalism Ratings in US Unchanged” (December 26, 2021, based on a poll conducted in October 2021). This figure shows the share of AmericansRead More →

(MENAFN – ValueWalk) When it comes to things that may pose a risk to your finances, certain activities may immediately come to mind. Investing heavily in high-risk stock options, quitting your job without a back-up plan, or habitually making large, unnecessary purchases are all obvious actions that can certainly affectRead More →

The hideout was the largest seizure of drug money in Panama’s history – Copyright Afghan Taliban/AFP/File STR You wouldn’t think capitalism would be a lot of a topic these days, but surprisingly, it does. Existing capital structures have failed miserably in many ways over the past few decades, and theRead More →

The Chinese national flag. /APC The Chinese national flag. /APC Editor’s note: Keith Lamb graduated from Oxford University with an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies. His main research interests are China’s international relations and “socialism with Chinese characteristics”. The article reflects the opinions of the author and not necessarily theRead More →

Published: 01/13/2022 07:01:17 Modified: 01/13/2022 07:00:10 A few years ago at a rally in my town, a feisty speaker said that our government was dipping into our pockets through taxes to steal our hard-earned money to pay for programs that are just gifts to a growing number of “undeserving”. “That’sRead More →

President-elect Gabriel Boric warned that Chile’s consumer spending boom was unsustainable and public finances were under pressure, providing a reality check in one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Growth should be driven by investment, while protecting the environment, Boric said Thursday at a trade event in Santiago. Raising governmentRead More →

Around 1853, Karl Marx had an idea to end serfdom. The idea was the revolution to form workers’ communes and to distribute the profits equitably. Everyone has become a comrade in Russia. After World War II, Russia spread state socialism in Europe and Asia. America saw a global threat. NorthRead More →

Breadcrumb Links PF comment William Watson: A substitute for “capitalism” is “flourishing”, which happens to societies when they adopt the capitalist approach Author of the article: William watson Photo by Photo Illustration by Gigi Suhanic / Financial Post Content of the article Capitalism has created more prosperity and progress forRead More →

By Jim ThompsonHCP columnist Capitalism is defined as “an economic and political system in which the commerce and industry of a country are controlled by private for-profit owners, rather than by the state”. Capitalism created the largest economy in the history of the world (ours) and lifted more people outRead More →

The future of capitalism is the title given to this book transcription of the 25th Munk Debate held in Toronto two years ago. It’s a provocative title but a little misleading in that the four eminent thinkers who participated in it were much more focused on capitalism as it isRead More →

The concept of neoliberalism is part of capitalism that spread widely soon after the overwhelming defeat of socialism against the backdrop of the disintegration of the former Soviet Union, known as the USSR. The global political economic system has undergone some of the most significant transformations. The journey of capitalism,Read More →

My colleague Jeff Jones recently reviewed Gallup’s updated research on American public responses to the words “socialism” and “capitalism.” The new data shows little change in these attitudes from previous surveys, with 60% of Americans having a favorable view of capitalism (38% unfavorable) and 38% having a favorable image ofRead More →