Economics

suburban poverty WILD mag

Ding Dong the New Deal’s Dead: Poverty Expands to Suburbs

by: Kara McGhee


Poverty in the United States is stereotypically associated with racial minorities in urban centers. However, a closer look at social geography reveals a more complex situation: a majority of poor people are white and live […]

Tags: American Dream, Cities, Economics, Gentrification, housing market, inequality, Jia Sung, Kara McGhee, neoliberal, New Deal, Poverty, public housing, Social Justice, sociology, suburbs, The Wild Magazine, US, white flight, world
Spain Financial Crisis

Civil Disobedience

by: Blaine Skrainka


Paco Serinelli/Associated Press Relentless EU-imposed austerity measures at the behest of northern Euro Zone countries have mired the continent in recession. Spain’s across-the-board spending cuts have pitted public sector workers against one another at this […]

Tags: Austerity, barcelona, Blaine Skrainka, budget cuts, Economics, EU, Euro Zone, financial crisis, firefighters, police, Politics, Protests, public sector workers, Spain, The Wild Magazine, world
Detroit's Beautiful, Horrible Decline

Detroit: No Rest for the Weary, pt.2

by: Marie Nelson


Detroit is a skeleton of a city evocative of a past prosperity, ringed by disproportionately affluent suburbs. While Detroit’s struggles began long before the turn of the century, the political and economic turmoil that has […]

Tags: Chrysler, corruption, Detroit, Economics, Ford, GM, Kwame Kilpatrick, Marie Nelson, Michigan, Politics, The Great Recession, The Wild Magazine, Unions, USA, world
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Detroit: No Rest for the Weary, pt.1

by: Marie Nelson


Detroit is a skeleton of a city evocative of a past prosperity, ringed by disproportionately affluent suburbs. While Detroit’s struggles began long before the turn of the century, the political and economic turmoil that has […]

Tags: Chrysler, corruption, Detroit, Economics, Ford, GM, Kwame Kilpatrick, Marie Nelson, Michigan, Politics, The Great Recession, The Wild Magazine, Unions, USA, world
Strike Debt WILD mag world

Rolling Jubilee: Buying Debt And Hope For Pennies On The Dollar

by: Xena Blair


Rolling Jubilee—a new campaign by Strike Debt and Occupy Wall Street— buys debt for pennies on the dollar, and abolishes it on behalf of recipients. Instead of collecting the debt, Strike Debt abolishes it. Debtors […]

Tags: Economics, financial crisis, Occupy Wall Street, OWS, Politics, Rolling Jubilee, Strike Debt, The Wild Magazine, world, Xena Blair
Monsoon season in Mumbai

Monsoon Season, Mumbai

by: Blaine Skrainka


Girgaum Chowpatty beach in Mumbai (Ahmad Masood/Reuters) Nearing the midpoint of India’s Monsoon season that runs from from June to September, lack of precipitation has farmers and global futures markets worried. It is too soon […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Climate Dots, Drought, Economics, India, Monsoon, Monsoon Season, Mumbai, Photogrpahy, The Wild Magazine
Puerto Rican Demonstrations

PUERTO RICAN PAIN

by: Blaine Skrainka


Facing a $3.2 billion budget gap, the conservative party in Puerto Rico have implemented severe spending cuts to social programs. What seems to be the same story, different day is particularly interesting because of timing […]

Tags: Austerity, Blaine Skrainka, Collective Bargaining, Economics, Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rican Pain, Puerto Rico, Republican National Committee, The Wild Magazine, Unions, world
nobody expects the spanish revolution

YOUTH PROTESTS SPREAD FROM SPAIN

by: Blaine Skrainka


On the heels of the global recession and European sovereign debt crises, youth protests fueled by and organized via social media have exploded.  Along with the macroeconomic and social erosion within the EU, the uprisings […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Economics, European Union, Facebook, IMF, Jasmine Revolution, Spain, The Wild Magazine, Twitter, Unemployment, world, Youth Movemnet

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