Economic Update - “Solving Old Economic Problems” - 02.12.17

13Feb

 "Updates on Vermont brewery goes worker coop, profitability proves nothing, Trump knocks "fiduciary rule," immigration reduces crime, Pelosi endorses capitalism. Major discussions of applying Hegel on masters/slaves to employers/employees and contrasting FDR to Trump."

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Economic Update - “Women’s Movement Economics” - 02.05.17

5Feb

"Updates on NFL's income redistribution, big bucks for Starbucks CEO, US health data, pension benefits cut, Goldman Sachs in Trump's govt. Interview of Dr Harriet Fraad on women's movement economics."
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Economic Update - “Trumponomics Exposed” - 01.29.17

29Jan

"Updates on Basic economy airfares, Trump-May delusions, drop in US union membership, Trump's attacks on Mexico and TPP, elite colleges vs state schools. Major discussion of (1) what 'capitalism' means and (2) fake 'jobs' policies."

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Economic Update - “Organizing for Social Change” - 01.22.17

22Jan

 "Updates on Trump advisors, small fines for big corps, wages 1980-2015 by race, gender, and class, real poverty data, bits from Davos. Interview with two senior advisors on Bernie Sanders campaign."

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Economic Update - “Economic/social costs of Prisons” - 01.15.17

15Jan

"Updates on people forming coops in Detroit and Fridley, Minn; VW's guilty plea and Cuomo's fake numbers; real reason for repeal of Obamacare; highest paid execs in US. Interview with Dr. Kimberly Westcott on the history, economics, and social costs of the US prison system."
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Economic Update - “Economics of Emotional Labor” - 01.08.17

8Jan

"Updates on new French labor law, obesity economics, universal basic income, a mobile home coop, and Danish day care. Interview with Dr Harriet Fraad on emotional labor."

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Economic Update - “We Can Do Better Than Capitalism” - 01.01.17

1Jan

 "Updates on mistreated homeless, keeping millions from voting, 'I, Daniel Blake,' 3000 water systems like Flint, Trump's foreign employees, unequal retirement USA, Sen Whitehouse on anti-science. Major discussions of (1) economics of broken infrastructure, and (2) raising capital for worker coops."
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Economic Update - “Xmas vs Economic Realities” - 12.25.16

25Dec

 "Updates on politicians lying about economics, fines for big banks, Maine votes left, int students come less to US, Pebble Mine struggle, fading American dream. Major discussions of (1) Xmas spirit vs deporting immigrants, (2) the only way to rescue and rebuild the US "middle class" and (3) raising capital for worker coops."
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Economic Update - “Escape from Labor in Capitalism” - 12.18.16

18Dec

"Updates on US defense spending,  French vs US capitalism, Ikea's US paid family leave, Trump's economics. Interview with Prof Kristin Lawler on escapisms from capitalist drudgery: fantasy vs progressive."

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Economic Update - “Economics of Women Voting Trump” - 12.11.16

11Dec

 "Updates on Trump gutting estate tax; capitalist outrages; Trump appoints Wall Street billionaires; Green Party victory in Austria; big oil companies' desperation; Pope Francis on equality of opportunity; Portland, OR acts against inequality. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on why women voted for Trump."

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