We're missing the point about the robotization of America's workforce

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin may not be worried, but we should be. Workers will continue to suffer unless and until they have a say in how robots and the resulting surplus are utilized.

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A Movement for Women — A Movement for All

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The earlier Women’s Movement did not usually engage broad economic issues. It focused more on problems of women versus men. Only by addressing class barriers to women’s inclusion in the labor force and the barriers to men’s full participation in the family can we address the pay differentials between women’s and men’s paid work as well as women’s greater freedom to pursue careers.

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D@W Exclusive Podcast: Michael Hudson on Junk Economics

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D@W's Paul Sliker and Dante Dallavalle talk with Michael Hudson, one of the world’s six economists who accurately predicted the 2007-2008 financial crisis. His new book, J is for Junk Economics, reveals how the mainstream economic vocabulary has been turned around in an Orwellian way to mean just the opposite of what words used to mean. Michael explains how the media and academia use well-crafted euphemisms to conceal how the economy really works, the economy under Obama vs. Trump, and what might be coming next. 

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Economic Update: Capitalism in Trouble

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Richard Wolff presents 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...

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Trump is Obama’s Legacy. Will this break up the Democratic Party?

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 Trump is Obama’s Legacy. Will this break up the Democratic Party? One of the world's leading economists explains.

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