Economic Update - Small Victories, Big Lessons - 06.26.16

26Jun

Updates on victories (1) over US sugar industry and (2) in reducing Sweden's 40-hour workweek to 30 hours with no pay cut. Major analyses of jobs moving south, legal fight over tax exemption for religions, corporate bailouts in Michigan, excess Corp borrowing, and capitalist technology serving profits not people.

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Economic Update - Economic Change: Why and How - 06.19.16

19Jun

Updates on CEO pay, new book on inequality, US estate and inheritance taxes. Interview with Alan Schulman, coordinator Democracy at Work New York City.

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Economic Update - Pro-environment, anti-capitalist - 06.05.16

5Jun

Updates on fossil-fuel divestment, Zika virus economics, product recalls , and payday loan scandal. Interview with environmentalist lawyer/activist Carol Dansereau.

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Economic Update - Listen, Prof. Krugman - 05.29.16

29May

Updates on car companies buying ride-share companies, Pope's latest, evidence against Prof. Krugman's rosy view of inequality. Major discussions of (1) why markets need not undermine worker-coop based economy and (2) European leaders' failed policies on Greece.

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Economic Update – The Idea of Revolution – 05.22.16

22May

Updates on Alabama convicts strike against slavery, Greece's victimization, TTIP exposed, and taxing Yale. Interview with Joan Berezin and Kip Waldo on revolutionary change.

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Economic Update – False Econ Recovery, True Journalism – 05.15.16

15May

Updates on "carry interest tax loophole," Miami's Marlin Park and state subsidies for business, negative interest rates, and banks' "bail-in" versus "bail-out." Interview reporter Bob Hennelly about false economic recovery, dissolving society, and real journalism.

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Economic Update – What Inequality Does – 05.08.16

8May

Updates on rich tax evaders, Takata airbags, equalized wealth data, money in Chicago politics. Major discussions of corporate food scandals, govt fiscal "crises" and why build worker coop sectors.

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Economic Update – Poverty and the US Economy – 05.01.16

1May

Updates on slow US economy, money drives Yale, Chobani workers get profits, more car corps scandal, and Christian/Marxist dialogue. Interview with anti-poverty activist Rob Robinson.

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Economic Update – Gentrification: The Market Rules – 04.24.16

24Apr

Updates on pay of CEO's that fight $15/ he for workers, workers who get public assistance, facts on taxes paid and evaded, Mitsubishi like VW. Major discussion on economics of gentrification.

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Economic Update – Prisons and Sugar Babies – 04.17.16

17Apr

Updates on IMF, Panama Papers and tax evasion, workers fighting back. Major discussions of economics of prisons and sugar babies and of how worker coops might have changed the USSR and China.

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