Economic Update: Deepening Crisis and African-Americans

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses leaders" exposed by crises: Johnson in UK, Dimon in US. Stagnant incomes for most. Interview with Rob Robinson on conditions and prospects of African-Americans.

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  • followed this page 2016-10-19 11:17:45 -0400
  • commented 2016-07-23 04:14:42 -0400
    Reply to Reginald Morton comment:
    “…At the last minute she will eventually be forced to offer Bernie supporters and Obama more concessions and control in her administration….”

    Hillary’s selection of Senator Tim Kaine repudiates this optimistic perspective. Please go to the link below to read my AFL-CIO NOW Blog article comments and follow links to WSWS articles.

    http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Political-Action-Legislation/Just-Remember-How-Donald-Trump-Treats-Working-People
  • commented 2016-07-22 22:57:19 -0400
    Hillary isn’t strong enough to beat Trump alone. At the last minute she will eventually be forced to offer Bernie supporters and Obama more concessions and control in her administration. Thats only after her team starts with the panic episodes they’re famous for.
  • commented 2016-07-21 16:52:11 -0400
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  • commented 2016-07-21 16:43:09 -0400
    The Democratic Party stole the nomination from Bernie and is handing the election to Trump. Trump’s stance on the TPP vs. Hillary’s will cost Clinton the election. She’s going to lose some Bernie supporters over it. Already in my state, Florida Hillary has lost her 8 point lead and is losing to Trump. All along polls have shown Hillary loses to Trump and Bernie beats him. Because of its opposition to Bernie’s positions which their big dollar donors don’t like the Democratic Party is sabotaging itself and ensuring a Trump presidency. This election is very important for many reasons, but none more important than preserving a livable planet for future generations. We don’t have time for incremental change. By pussyfooting around and not committing to banning fracking, opposing the TPP and pledging to keep fossil fuels in the ground the Democratic Party is pushing the climate over the tipping point. If they’re not denying climate change like Trump their position would have the same effect. James Joyce said “History is a nightmare from which mankind struggles to awake .” The Democratic Party is pushing the snooze button.

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  • commented 2016-07-21 12:02:22 -0400
    It is fascinating as usual ,revolution is the only solution under leadership of M L ideology only 🇨🇳⚒
  • commented 2016-07-21 01:53:32 -0400
    This talk gives reasons for: www.undereconomies.com
  • commented 2016-07-21 01:15:21 -0400
    A notice and link to this ECONOMIC UPDATE program were posted as a comment on the AFL-CIO NOW Blog article:

    Winners and Losers of the Week
    07/19/2016

    http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Other-News/Winners-and-Losers-of-the-Week7
  • commented 2016-07-18 17:37:36 -0400
    “Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.” ― Aristotle
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