Economy & Work

Get Organized to Win! – Jane McAlevey

Get Organized to Win! – Jane McAlevey

One of the world’s leading “organizers’ organizer” Jane McAlevey has trained thousands of activists in building more militant unions and winning electoral organizing; she sees the fight for effective unions as critical to winning transformative climate policy. In an eight-part series, Jane tells her story to Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.

Exposing Apocalyptic Economics with Steve Keen
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Exposing Apocalyptic Economics with Steve Keen

Steve Keen has been exposing the ways mainstream neoclassical economists—including winners of the so-called Nobel Prize in Economics— have been arriving at their absurdly optimistic numbers regarding climate change, and they’re terrifying. In this interview with Colin Bruce Anthes, Keen goes through prevalent examples in detail and argues that these numbers and the methods behind them must simply be thrown in the garbage.

No Evidence to Support FED 2% Inflation Target – Robert Pollin 
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No Evidence to Support FED 2% Inflation Target – Robert Pollin 

The inflation conference at Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst (PERI) presented mounting evidence that raising the rate of interest will only raise unemployment and weaken the bargaining power of low-wage workers and the poor that are already hit hard by the pandemic across the world. Robert Pollin joins Sharmini Peries on theAnalysis.news.

50 Years After Allende at the UN: A Corporate Triumph Named Multistakeholderism
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50 Years After Allende at the UN: A Corporate Triumph Named Multistakeholderism

Remembering Salvador Allende’s speech at the UN in 1972 and the call of world nations for a New International Economic Order, Harris Gleckman explains how global corporations were more effective at setting the rules. Lynn Fries interviews Gleckman on GPEnewsdocs.

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