Economic Update: Questions about Capitalism

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff gives updates on Caterpillar tax evasion, Obamacare, slave labor for immigrants, Harvard and slavery, billionaires, Puerto Rico, and Greece. Major discussion: questions about capitalism.

 


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  • commented 2017-03-22 21:40:30 -0400
    I found this presentation especially good, Richard! But I have long since been intrigued to ask you about…
    1. What protections can be provided, in a workplace empowerment, to avoid George Orwells’, ’ Animal Farm’ senario, when ‘some animals’ in the network (as intelligent manipulating, pigs) undermine and corrupt the sharing process.
    2. What can be done, under our debt-based monetary system, as it is entrenched in the worst manipulative ‘for profit’ practices of the powerful (and capitalist) finance houses/banks.
  • commented 2017-03-14 23:36:45 -0400
    Thanks for the great info. Unfortunately the direct download link isn’t working for this episode.
  • commented 2017-03-13 03:25:42 -0400
    “MONDRAGON UNIVERSITY is a cooperative university, founded in 1997 and officially recognised under Act 4/1997 of 30 May, albeit comprised of three educational cooperatives (Mondragon Higher Polytechnic School S.Coop, Enpresagintza S.Coop and Teacher Training School S.Coop). In 2011, the Basque Culinary Center was created and became part of MONDRAGON UNIVERSITY…” http://www.mondragon.edu/en/international/mondragon-cooperatives/cooperative-university
  • commented 2017-03-13 01:46:53 -0400
    No More Corporate Presidents (8:26) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWKsRlAVVDk
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