Finance

Capitalism’s Structural Crisis and the Global Revolt
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Capitalism’s Structural Crisis and the Global Revolt

According to William I. Robinson, the COVID pandemic has further intensified the structural crisis of global capitalism and has caused numerous uprisings and revolts around the world, which global elites are trying to suppress via militarization, police repression, and surveillance. Robinson joins Greg Wilpert on theAnalysis.news.

The Capitalist Solution to ‘Save’ the Planet: Make it an Asset Class & Sell it
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The Capitalist Solution to ‘Save’ the Planet: Make it an Asset Class & Sell it

John Bellamy Foster explains the ‘solution’ master-minded by global finance to resolve the imminent environmental crisis: create a multi-quadrillion dollar’s worth of assets on the back of everything nature does and expropriate it from the global commons to make a profit. Worse still: it is already happening.  Lynn Fries interviews Foster on GPEnewsdocs.

Harvey Weinstein, the Democratic Party and the Power of the ‘Creative Class’ – Thomas Frank on RAI (9/9)
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Harvey Weinstein, the Democratic Party and the Power of the ‘Creative Class’ – Thomas Frank on RAI (9/9)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Tom Frank says in the world of the wealthy, liberalism is something you do to offset your rapacious behavior in other spheres – with host Paul Jay. This episode was produced on January 2, 2018.

Liberal Elite Doesn’t Care Much About Inequality – RAI with Thomas Frank (3/9)
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Liberal Elite Doesn’t Care Much About Inequality – RAI with Thomas Frank (3/9)

Bill Clinton accomplished a Republican agenda and Obama allowed the Tea Party to steal the economic populist moment, says Thomas Frank on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay; Frank is the author of “What’s the Matter with Kansas” and “Listen, Liberal”. This episode was published on September 10, 2017.

Resource Limits to American Capitalism & The Predator State Today

Resource Limits to American Capitalism & The Predator State Today

James K. Galbraith discusses the shift of US capitalism from an industrial state to what he calls a predator state: a finance-led, military-centered corporate republic that continues to prevail. To overcome it, he lays out what is needed to focus on employment, stability and adjustments to rising resource costs. Lynn Fries interviews Galbraith on GPEnewsdocs.

Nationalize Fossil Fuel to Fight Climate Change and Inflation – Bob Pollin
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Nationalize Fossil Fuel to Fight Climate Change and Inflation – Bob Pollin

By purchasing controlling interest of the major American fossil fuel companies, the federal government can phase out fossil fuels, transition to sustainable energy, and enforce a lower price of oil which will alleviate inflationary pressures. Bob Pollin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.

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