After being ravaged by the delta Covid variant, how is India doing now? – CNBC

A health worker seen preparing the shot of Covid Vaccination to a beneficiary at a vaccination centre at Mandir Marg, on July 21, 2021 in New Delhi, India.Hindustan Times |…

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Dismal Economics by James K. Galbraith – Project Syndicate

Mason Gaffney and Fred Harrison, The Corruption of Economics, Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers Ltd., 2006 (first published 1994).Stephen A. Marglin, Raising Keynes: A Twenty-First-Century General Theory, Harvard University Press, 2021.Alessandro Roncaglia, The…

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Australia’s stunning economic recovery trips on Delta, vaccine snags – Reuters

SYDNEY, July 22 (Reuters) - In Australia's largest city, construction has come to a standstill for the first time in living memory as a surge in COVID-19 cases puts Sydney…

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PG&E Will Bury 10000 Miles of Power Lines So They Don’t Spark Wildfires – NPR

Pacific Gas & Electric plans to bury 10,000 miles of its power lines in an effort to prevent sparks that can start wildfires. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff…

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Stock Futures Point to Tepid Gains for Dow, S&P 500 – The Wall Street Journal

Stock futures edged wavered Wednesday, pointing to a muted open for major indexes following a volatile stretch of trading sparked by worries about the spread of coronavirus.Futures for the S&P…

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Rescue efforts launched after record floods in central China displace 1.2 million – The Washington Post

The disaster was severe enough for Chinese leader Xi Jinping to issue a statement Wednesday through state media, ordering authorities to give top priority to people’s safety and property. More…

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Capital Economics Offers Lessons Learned About Pandemic Recovery – The Wall Street Journal

In the wake of Monday’s official ruling that the pandemic-induced recession lasted only two months last year, the forecasters at Capital Economics are offering some lessons learned about the recovery.…

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Delta variant poses major risk to Biden’s promises of swift economic comeback – The Washington Post

Still, major concerns persist. Already, orders are delayed for months on furniture, appliances, microchips, and other home-building and manufacturing supplies. U.S. home builder confidence fell to an 11-month low in…

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