Global Capitalism: November 2013 Monthly Update

Updates on major economic events in the news over the last month. Major attention is devoted to the following:

  • The federal government’s austerity policy, compromises with the Republicans over social security, medicare, Obamacare, etc.
  • The state and local governments’ austerity policies (summary of a major new report on state and local cutbacks)
  • How and why changes in federal, state and local taxes could remove the need for austerity and achieve tax justice.

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