All posts tagged "joseph stiglitz"

IMF study debunks right-wing arguments against income redistribution

The International Monetary Fund has backed economists who argue that inequality is a drag on growth in a discussion paper that has also dismissed rightwing theories that efforts to redistribute incomes are self-defeating.

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Nobel Laureate Stiglitz: 'The only true and sustainable prosperity is shared prosperity'

Nobel Memorial Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz gave a powerful speech at the annual AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles.

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Nobel-winning economist supports 'Occupy Wall Street'

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz showed up at "Occupy Wall Street" this week to show his support for the protest and clearly outline what he sees as the worst crimes of the American financial sector.

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FDIC launches 50 criminal investigations into bankers

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has launched criminal investigations into approximately 50 banking executives involved in the financial crisis, AP reports.

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Bill for Afghan war could run into the trillions

By Eli Clifton

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