Economic Update: Human Nature and Capitalism

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On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on California, Nevada steps toward universal medical insurance, Toronto housing bubble, Air Traffic Controllers and the privatization issue, US, Mexico fight over non-free market in sugar, Illinois credit decline. On the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff welcomes Dr. Harriet Fraad who talks about human nature.

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  • commented 2017-07-05 02:53:20 -0400
    What about getting a “labor party” started?
  • commented 2017-06-16 11:32:05 -0400
    In the above comment I meant to say “While human nature is MALUABLE” – not valuable!
  • commented 2017-06-16 11:30:40 -0400
    Excellent discourse by Dr. Harriet Fraad. There is one more thing that I believe needs to be said: While human nature is valuable, there are certain universal characteristics. One is that WHEN a person is genuinely caring and sharing with others they will have a greater sense of wellbeing than the person who has been shaped to be greedy and avaricious. Also, it is never too late to change one’s “nature.” Sometimes the devastating consequences of greed do get a person to question their beliefs and then allow change to occur.
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