For 10 years, economists wondered: why is inflation so low? Suddenly, in the last few months, they wonder: why so high? In the words of the Los Angeles Times, Economists are getting a dose of humility on forecasting inflation as prices rise well beyond the expectations of Wall Street and policymakers.
Supply or demand, chicken or egg? Which is the cause of the current surge in dollar prices, and prices worldwide? Should we fault the COVID-19 pandemic, which has interrupted production of crucial goods and provision of vital services, leading to planetary shortages of labor and capital?
During the afternoon of October 31, 2021, Katherine de la Cruz, and other activists from the 1000 People 1000 Trees movement and the East River Park Action community groups, gathered and spoke at Tompkins Square Park, on New Yorks Lower East Side, in protest of then-Mayor Bill de Blasios East Side Coastal Resiliency Project
Brooklyn Eviction Defense formally condemns the ending of New York States eviction moratorium. As an organization of tenants dedicated to fighting and stopping displacement by any means necessary, we unwaveringly oppose the resumption of legal evictions. That said, this condemnation comes with important nuances.