Economic Update - US Midterm Elections

17Nov

Updates on how China hits back economically; capitalism surviving in Italy through explosive debt creation; why lotteries have heavy economic costs; and how Grinnell College undergraduate workers successfully organized. Interview with Prof. David Harvey on a Marxist view of the US midterm elections: causes and consequences.

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Economic Update - “Follow the Money

10Nov

Updates on profits-vs-science and weedkiller “roundup,” most Americans not better off than in 2016, WHO reports bans on corporal punishment of kids and how doing so saves money too, Janet Yellen warns huge corporate debts risk another major economic crash. Interview with Riva Enteen, editor of Follow the Money, a collection of KPFA interviews.

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Economic Update - US “Sugar Arrangements” Industry

3Nov

 Updates on latest foreign and US elections, the CEA document against socialism, growing inequality of billionaires’ wealth, army represses report on costs and errors of Iraq war, and expose of Maine’s subsidy for corporations by helping indebted students. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on the US “Sugar Arrangements” industry.

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