Economic Update: Growing Left Public Voices

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On the first half of this week's episode, Prof. Wolff discusses the following: graduate student strike at University of Michigan, Johnson & Johnson charged in opioid deaths, the richest Americans gain $845 billion from March-September 2020, New Jersey raises taxes on millionaires, and real unemployment is at 18%. On the second half of the show, Wolff talks with rising podcaster Mexie on how she brings the left together.

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About our guest: Mexie hosts a popular YouTube channel where she provides grounded critiques of capitalism and explores issues relating to social, environmental, and economic justice, decolonization and animal liberation. She also co-hosts a podcast, The Vegan Vanguard, where she explores these issues in longer form. She holds a PhD in Geography, focusing on the intersections between political economy and environmental governance.

Social media websites: youtube.com/c/Mexie veganvanguardpodcast.com

Social media handles: @MexieYT on Twitter and Facebook| @vegan_vanguard on Twitter | @veganvanguard on Facebook


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