Economic Crisis: 7 Signs that we need to Prepare for a Coming Economic Meltdown - As you read through this article you will come to understand how these issues effect things like jobs and cost of goods for the average American. Ever since 2008 it seems like we have been teetering on the brink of an even more serious economic decline.
Map of study countries and their suicide rates in 2009. Research finds that after the 2008 economic crisis, rates of suicide increased in the European and American countries studied, particularly in men and in countries with higher levels of job loss. Study at http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f5239
Professor Richard Wolff: Why the Economic Crisis Deepens | The New School. Graduate Program in International Affairs instructor, Professor Richard Wolff, will speak about recent policies of the government since the economic crisis and why recovery isn't working. Professor Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs.
Break in case of emergency by Jessica Winter. Taking a poorly defined job at a feminist nonprofit when the 2008 economic crisis forces her to abandon her once-promising art career, Jen finds herself in a toxic workplace of back-stabbing co-workers under an egocentric philanthropist boss.
Best-selling author Naomi Klein examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue to shape political momentum to tackle climate change; Obama’s attempt to be a climate leader at the COP 21 meeting in Paris; and the potential for new Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.