This week on Economic Professor Wolff delivers updates on a massive international study of profit-driven food production, the huge costs of contemporary loneliness, the police raid of Deutsche Bank, falling house prices, Belgium follows France in mass street demonstrations, and how the U.S. economy is hurt by the poor incomes of Millennials.
In the second half, Prof. Wolff interviews the co-founder of Cooperation Jackson, Kali Akuno, on the Mississippi development project focused on worker co-ops.
Kali Akuno is Co-Founder and Director of Cooperation Jackson. He served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. Kali is a human rights educator, writer, and an organizer focusing on building organizations and institutions for working class and oppressed communities. Kali is also the co-editor of "Jackson Rising: the Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, MS