More jobs, more equality among wages, better community life and strength with local businesses

Key Studies: Why Local Matters by the Institute for Local Self Reliance.  Written by Stacy Mitchell The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/key-studies-why-local-matters/  Last update: Jan. 8, 2016 In recent decades, policy across the country has privileged the biggest corporations. Yet a growing body of research is proving something that many citizens already …

Thomas Piketty: time for a new age of globalization and trade deals

Thomas Piketty writes the following for the Guardian: Both the Clinton and the Obama administrations frequently went along with the market liberalization launched under Reagan and both Bush presidencies. At times they even outdid them: the financial and commercial deregulation carried out under Clinton is an example. What sealed the deal, though, was the suspicion that the Democrats were too …