Global Capitalism: November 2017 Monthly Economic Update

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Global Capitalism: "China’s Economy Now, Its Growth and Global Impact"
with Richard D. Wolff
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church

These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month. Then Wolff analyzes several of today’s major economic issues. For November 2017, these will include:


1. Monopolies proliferating with dangerous economic consequences
2. 21 st century socialism and worker cooperatives
3. Catalonia: nationalism and capitalism

Our goal: To develop all participants’ understanding and ability to explain current economic events and trends to others. We open the floor to questions and comments when time permits. 
  
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  • commented 2018-01-16 16:49:54 -0500
    Dear Mr. Wolff, I was greatly surprised by having found you on YouTube last night. Thank you for your work! I do have on comment on the video above (the one where you begin speaking about the airline that offers 2 full beds) and if there was turbulence people would be thrown from their beds; equating it to a “mental institution.” Please don’t use this language. I’ve had 9 hospitalizations in my lifetime of 59 years. I still struggle with my own stigma and fears of instability. I’m only sticking around because I refuse to leave this planet without having achieved some semblance of autonomy. If you would have equated the owners of this airline, including bedrooms with 2 full beds to travel only from Singapore to Sydney, that would have been a better fit. I have found that it’s often the “un-diagnosed” who cause the most problems on this earth. Trust me, no one ever wants to go into a psychiatric unit; especially since the HMO’s decimated psychiatric care in this country.
    Thank you again for all your work.
    Respectfully,
    Pat Nicholson
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