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."


Economic Update - Capitalism and Democracy - 03.26.17


Updates on Puerto Rico, slave labor in the cocoa fields, worsening UK inequality, leaders imposing austerity on others, Canada's Girl Guides among tourists to shun US. Major discussions: rising US wage inequality; connection and opposition between capitalism and democracy; key differences between capitalist and worker-coop enterprises.


Economic Update - Housing Crisis US - 03.19.17


"Updates on FED and interest rates, new US and China inequality data, BLS on wage stagnation, Ford and GM build factories in China, more Big bankers join Trump. Interview with Walter South on US housing crisis."


Economic Update - “Questions about Capitalism” - 03.12.17


"Updates on Caterpillar tax evasion, Obamacare, slave labor for immigrants, Harvard and slavery, billionaires, Puerto Rico, and Greece. Major discussion: questions about capitalism."


Economic Update - Unfinished Revolution: Women’s Paid Labor” - 02.05.17


"Updates on Takata airbags and auto company misdeeds, Trump's defense spending, deepening inequality, why capitalism provokes govt "mandates." Interview Dr. Harriet Fraad on economics, psychology, and injustices of US women doing paid labor."


Economic Update - “Economics: Where Theories Clash” - 02.26.17


"Updates on the exploitation of adjuncts that weakens US higher education and on US's extreme wealth inequality. Major discussion of the three main economic theories (neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian) clashing in today's world."


Economic Update - “Real Economic Journalism” - 02.19.17


Updates on stock market bounce, Swiss voters stop corporate tax giveaway, why public are better than private schools, billionaires party
Hard interview with investigative reporter Bob Hennelly on immigration and more."

Economic Update - “Solving Old Economic Problems” - 02.12.17


 "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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