Economic Update – How Markets Fail – 01.31.16

31Jan

Updates on Johnson Controls Corp evades taxes, Disney sued over abuse of HB-1 visa system, French workers strike against austerity and against socialist government; response to listeners on tax-subsidies for churches and lessons of Israel's kibbutz experience, Major discussion of (a) 5 major market failures, and (b) major change in UK Labor Party policy favoring worker coops

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Economic Update – Capitalism’s Results – 01.24.16

24Jan

Updates on Obama on/in Detroit, Walmart closing stores, Santa Fe and public banking, food-makers' profits vs people's health. Major discussion of Oxfam and IECD reports on world poverty and inequality.

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Economic Update – Fighting Rightist Economics – 01.17.16

17Jan

Updates on worker actions by UK's "junior doctors" and Detroit teachers, Flint's poisoned water, Supreme Court struggle. More on US govt subsidy of religion. Interview on worker coops with Michael Johnson author of new book.

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Economic Update – What Capitalism Is – 01.10.16

10Jan

Updates on Obamacare scandal, bank errors threaten depositors, public pension looting, subsidizing religion. Major discussion of old vs new meanings of capitalism as an economic system.

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Economic Update – Economics and Real Issues – 01.03.16

3Jan

Updates on economics vs "free press," Nevada vs public education, and bikes displace autos in Europe. Responses to listeners on economics of closed ACA health coops and on inflation's dangers and impacts. Major discussion of Massachusetts Senate Bill to tax rich universities and beginning to answer "What is Capitalism?" 

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