[S11 E30] New
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses the election of a socialist, African-American woman as new mayor in Buffalo, NY; US unemployment insurance's meager support for jobless; Teamsters target Amazon workers for union drive; veterans' suicides and the costs of US wars. On the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Rodrigo Roa Fernandez, Chilean revolutionary activist on his country's new feminist movement, Constituent Assembly, and new Constitution.
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About our guest: Rodrigo Roa is a Chilean worker and social entrepreneur permanent resident of Canada. Over the last decades he has been advocating for the realization of the first democratic gender parity plurinational Chilean Constituent Assembly in 200 years of Patriarchy. He is a political member of Convergencia Social, 1 of the 5 political parties forming the left coalition called Frente Amplio, whose next Presidential candidate is Gabriel Boric, a Chilean politician from Patagonia. For the Frente Amplio the Decentralization of the political Chilean power, knowledge and economy are at the core of the political transformation after 40 years of extreme Neoliberalism. He is currently working very hard to transfer as much quality information about Worker's Self Directed Enterprises as possible to the next Chilean Constituent Assembly and next progressive Chilean Presidential program.
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Unemployment insurance in US: https://www.epi.org/publication/executive-summary-reforming-unemployment-insurance/
Teamsters target Amazon workers for union drive: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/teamsters-launch-massive-nationwide-effort-unionize-amazon-workers-n1272025