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
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on June 15, 2014. Mr. Johnson says the compulsive pressure of money in politics has led to an abandonment of rules other than rules which transfer risk onto the back of the public.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on January 9, 2014. On Reality Asserts Itself, Marisela Gomez tells Paul Jay that Johns Hopkin’s “broken windows” policy and Baltimore’s use of eminent domain law helped destroy a once vibrant community.
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.
This interview was originally published on February 24, 2015. Mark Reutter, author of Making Steel: Sparrows Point and the Rise and Ruin of American Industrial Might, talks about why steel production collapsed across America.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on January 14, 2014. Marisela Gomez tells Paul Jay that redevelopment in Baltimore must start with revitalizing the community, not to gentrify and raise real-estate values, but for the benefit of people who historically lived there.
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!
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