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Creating New Industries from Scratch

Creating New Industries from Scratch

The following is part 3 of a series on Lessons for a Recovery: The WWII Economic Mobilization. Find Part 2  , Part 1 here.. By Stuart Rosenblatt Thanks to the foresight and efforts of President Roosevelt, Jesse Jones, and others, the United States was already in a state of advanced […]

by April 19, 2020 0 comments Policies
Producing a Machine Tool Revolution

Producing a Machine Tool Revolution

By Stuart Rosenblatt June 19, 2018—The following is part two of a series dedicated to “Lessons for a Recovery: The WWII Economic Mobilization.” Part one appeared can be found here . The summer of 1940 witnessed a dramatic escalation of the U.S. war effort, thanks to the fact that Hitler had […]

by April 19, 2020 0 comments Policies
Urgent Lessons of the WWII Mobilization

Urgent Lessons of the WWII Mobilization

By Stuart Rosenblatt   March 23, 2020–As the horrible reality of the coronavirus contagion begins to sink in, there is now much talk about a “World War II Mobilization” or a “New Marshall Plan” to attack the crisis.  This is now all to the good, albeit a bit tardy to the […]

by April 19, 2020 0 comments Policies
COVID-19: Your Money, or Your Life?

COVID-19: Your Money, or Your Life?

by Angela Vullo March 27, 2020–Those of us who are baby boomers, might remember the famous sketch by Jack Benny from the 1960s. A mugger stops the comedian in the street and says, “Your money or your life”.  After several seconds, when Benny does not respond, the mugger says, “Well?”  […]

by March 29, 2020 0 comments Policies
Urgent Steps to Halt and Reverse the Onset of a New Dark Age

Urgent Steps to Halt and Reverse the Onset of a New Dark Age

  By Angela Vullo March 13, 2020–Probably not since the onset of the 14th Century Dark Age has civilization been hit with the simultaneous spread of a killer disease along with the collapse of the global financial system.  In 1347 Europe was engulfed by the arrival of rat-carried bubonic plague, a […]

by March 15, 2020 0 comments Policies
Congress Fiddles While Deaths of Despair Mount

Congress Fiddles While Deaths of Despair Mount

New Fatalities Loom as Global Epidemic Spreads “And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death. He had come like a thief in the night. And one by one dropped the revellers in the blood-bedewed halls of their revel, and died each in the despairing posture of his fall. […]

by February 6, 2020 0 comments Policies
Housing Crisis Rears Its Ugly Head, Again

Housing Crisis Rears Its Ugly Head, Again

By Angela Vullo January 7, 2020–Amid the many economic problems flying in the face of the bogus claim that the U.S. economy is thriving, is the severe shortage of affordable housing for a huge portion of the U.S. population. This particular issue has recently drawn the attention of the Washington […]

by January 12, 2020 0 comments Policies
Contaminated Water Crisis Surfaces in Chicago

Contaminated Water Crisis Surfaces in Chicago

By Angela Vullo October 3, 2019–On September 23, 2019, Illinois State Representative Mary Flowers called for an emergency hearing in Chicago to determine the causes of lead contamination in the city’s drinking water. Chicago has now joined Flint, Newark, and many other American cities in exposing the deadly threat of […]

by October 13, 2019 0 comments Policies

National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) – Frequently Asked Questions

Last Updated: September 6, 2019   Q: Why is a National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) needed? A:  Our nation’s spending on infrastructure has fallen to its lowest level in 70 years: to 2.5% of our nation’s GDP.  That’s half the comparable level in Europe, and 1/3 the level in China.  As […]

by September 7, 2019 0 comments Policies
Martin Luther King Jr. and Kennedy in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 1963

Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy’s Fight for Economic Justice Fifty Years Ago

A 50-Year Train Wreck Anyone who has been on the planet for any period of time knows that this breakdown did not happen yesterday. In fact, some of our rail and water infrastructure goes back 150 years to the Civil War era.  But, for time’s sake, let’s focus on the […]

by September 1, 2019 0 comments RFK & MLK