Economic Update - Economics Taught Badly - 07.23.17

23Jul

Updates on United Airlines' profits from customer abuse; bankster blames government; China's rapid econ growth; and worker coop news from Greece, New York, and Massachusetts. Interview with economics professor John Summa on big problems in economics teaching.

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Economic Update - Capitalism’s Leaders - 07.17.17

17Jul

Updates on dueling health bills, cutting min wages, Pope on labor unions, Seattle taxes the rich. Major discussions of G-20 "leaders ", Detroit's "revival", beer company goes to worker ownership and directorship.

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Economic Update - Addiction, Capitalism and 12 Steps - 07.09.17

9Jul

Updates on car loans, sales showing falsity of "recovery" claims, airline profits vs service, the G-20 meetings coordinate global austerity, July 4 and capitalism, and the misleading debate over raising minimum wages and losing jobs. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on connections among addictions, capitalism and 12-step programs.

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Economic Update - Capitalism’s Shadow: Poverty - 07.02.17

2Jul

Updates on European sanctuary cities, McDonald's automation, Travis Kalanic, and ritzy restaurant rips off workers. Interview with anti-poverty activist Rob Robinson.

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