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The Economics of the 1%

February 12, 2014
John Weeks: A fundamental misconception of neoliberal economics is that governments need to balance their budgets like a household

Reality Asserts Itself - Marisela Gomez

January 13, 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

Robert Wade: Hot Money & Cross Border Finance

November 18, 2013
The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 18, 2013
Pt 3 of 7. In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

Michael Ash: Low income and minority populations disproportionately impacted by greenhouse gas release

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: We’re in worse shape now than in 2008 because at least then there was hope governments would face up to the situation

Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

March 8, 2013
Omar Dahi: US increases aid to select opposition groups to determine winner of civil war

Will Obama Offer Massive Corporate Tax Cuts to Make "Fiscal Cliff" Deal?

December 4, 2012
James Galbraith: There is no emergency, the best thing for Congress to do is go home and let the new Congress deal with issues next year