Economic Update - Black Socialists of America (BSA)

29Sep

 Updates on Chicago hotel workers strike and Philadelphia parking lot attendants organizing, Cuomo's centrist, money-dependent  campaign, another socialist (Julia Salazar) wins election, McDonald's workers strike in 10 cities against employer's failure to stop sexual harassment. Interview: Z and Sean, two leaders of new BSA.

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Economic Update - “Launching a New University” - 09.24.18

24Sep

 Updates on Tenth Anniversary of Lehman Brothers Bank collapse, assisting Ocasio-Cortez show how to finance socialist projects, Colin Kaepernick's ad for Nike and contradictions of capitalism.  Interview with Michael Pelias on launching a new Left University in New York: rationale and goals.

 
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Economic Update - Keynesian Vs. Marxian and Neoclassical Economics - 09.15.18

15Sep

This week's special edition of Economic Update deals with Keynesian economics as a theory that clashes with both the mainstream economics ("neoclassical") that celebrates private capitalism and with critical theories such as Marxian economics that are opposed to capitalism. 

 
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Economic Update - Gov’t Take-over Not Always Socialism - 09.08.18

8Sep

This special editon of Economic update deals with how and why government take-over of private corporations need not be and often is not "socialism" and why it is often done to strengthen private capitalists.
 
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Economic Update - Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism - 09.02.18

2Sep

 Updates on new approach to Labor Day, DNC accepts fossil fuel donations, Turkey's crisis as typical capitalist instability, collapse of Genoa toll bridge, exploding gap between CEO and average worker pay, Gallup Poll on capitalism vs socialism in US.Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on why US workers don't rebel more against systemic deprivations.

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