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Reality Asserts Itself - Rana Foroohar

May 9, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says the legalization of stock buybacks in 1982 allowed companies like Apple to now spend only 15% of their investments on R&D, while the majority is spent on market manipulation; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says the move from traditional pensions to 401k’s makes everyone feel they benefit from finance, when the vast majority of profits go to the elites and most people’s living standards deteriorate – with host Paul Jay

Students and Teachers Defend Education

January 29, 2014
Michael Leachman: Tuition costs are rising as states respond to the recession by cutting public funding to higher education, with cuts averaging 28% on a per pupil basis

Hot Money & Cross Border Finance: The Experience of Iceland

November 18, 2013
In this two part series, Robert Wade talks about unregulated finance as a source of instability specifically the experience of Iceland and how the country’s attempt to turn itself into an international financial center in the middle of the North Atlantic viciously imploded.

Wikileaks Exposes the TPP as a Capitulation to Corporate Interests

November 14, 2013

Kevin Zeese: Obama administration’s Fast Track authority plan derailed by bipartisan outrage.

Chris Hedges: The Detention of Greenwald’s Partner on Terrorism Charges Amounts to the “Criminalization of Journalism”.

November 5, 2013

Chris Hedges says David Miranda’s detention represents an assault on journalism by the US and its allies.