Globalised capitalist economies continue to rely on numbers and economic growth, although they reveal little about inequality and sustainable well-being. How people live is not only a question of chance, but strongly influenced by the...
In the US the COVID pandemic results in extreme contrasts. The acute economic crisis entails 32 million unemployed and at least 27.5 million without health insurance. At the same time, it is precisely the corona...
"Painful savings" is what Ryanair demands from its employees during the Covid crisis. Locations are closed, salaries are cut and employees are laid off. Experts speak of a "downward spiral of wage dumping” in the...
spain wealth tax 2020
The progressive government in Spain is introducing wealth taxes. The Corona pandemic of 2020 hits Spain harder than almost any other country. In order to maintain the health care system and the welfare state, the...
In Argentina, the super-rich will have to pay for the costs of the Covid-19 crisis. The center-left government of the South American country decided in Novemeber 2020 on a new wealth tax for large fortunes...
Ugur Sahin and Özleme Türeci found a corona vaccine
The pharmaceutical company, BioNtech, together with its U.S. partner Pfizer, is on the verge of approving a Corona vaccine. This is a huge success for the German pharmaceutical company, which is led by a researcher...