Workers must face up to race to unite the class. Fighting for a just transition, the workers’ movement is critical to any chance of having an effective climate policy. Organizer Jane McAlevey joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
From Nicaragua to Tennessee, learning how to organize to win the right to dignity. The organizers’ organizer, Jane McAlevey on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay.
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. Jane tells her story to Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself.
High oil prices and supply chain disruption are driving inflation, not workers’ modest wage increases or government debt. Bob Pollin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news
It looks like there’s not much left of Biden’s climate legislation as he heads to Glasgow planning to lecture China and the world. What should he be doing about the climate crisis? Bob Pollin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Financialization of the economy and pervasive corruption go hand-in-hand. The stronger the financial sector and more parasitical it becomes, the more profound and systemic the corruption. Paul Jay joins “The New Untouchables” for a discussion about Bill Black’s conception of “control fraud.”
The Biden Administration is intertwined with Wall Street but must deliver some election promises to workers. Michael Hudson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Imperialism which existed in the colonial era persists to this day and the system cannot do without it. In a 3 Part series, Prabhat Patnaik discusses his read on the history of capitalism from colonialism into the present. Prabhat Patnaik reviews the connection between imperialism and capitalism through history to stress that by necessity of the accumulation of wealth, somewhere demand has to be suppressed to provide cheap inputs to ‘the markets’. The colonialist relation is retained to the present, with changing subjects.
This panel discussion was part of the fourth annual UNCTAD YSI Summer School. Read more about the summer school here and join us live next time!
Mr. Flassbeck says people must get politically engaged and find an alternative or we will face dictatorship because today’s capitalism is out of answers. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced August 3, 2014, with Paul Jay.
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