Economic Update - Enabling Worker Coops - 04.23.17


Updates on capitalism and Earth Day, Chinese movie industry overtakes Hollywood, small businesses use cooperatives to compete better with big business. Interview: Richard Bartlett, cofounder of Loomio, powerful software worker-coop facilitating collective decision-making.

Economic Update - Rising Costs of Capitalism’s Failures - 04.30.17


Updates on courts blocking Trumps attack on sanctuary cities, selling Whole Foods, Jack Ma and blaming technology for jobs collapse, falling department store jobs since 2000, British queen's enterprise award to UK worker coop, Suma. Major discussions: Trump's corporate tax "reform," crisis as millions of new entrants into global job markets find too few jobs, SSDI crudely targeted by Trump budget director, populism as an elite-vs people formatting of elections.

Economic Update - US Labor Unions: Past, Present, Future - 04.16.17


Updates on United Airlines flier abuse, Cuomo's flawed tuition plan, what to do as self-drive vehicles end millions of jobs, how big investors plan to cash in on Trump infrastructure plans. Interview Frank R. Annunziato on tragedy of US labor unions today, why that tragedy happened, and how to reverse it

Economic Update - Economics, Psychology and Trump - 04.09.17


Updates on Citibank says it favors the rich, French presidential elections, US college admissions favor the rich, injustice of US property tax system. Interview Dr. Harriet Fraad on economic and psychological causes of Trump's election and Trump's performance to date.

Economic Update - Capitalism in Trouble - 04.02.17


 "Updates on major troubles (Brexit, Trump, etc.), student debt penalty, New York billionaires ask to be taxed, Trump's job fantasies, Seattle's official renters commission, age discrimination. Major discussions on (1) the economics of immigration, and (2) how worker coops differ from capitalist corporations on where and how to produce."


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