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Union Leaders Embrace Return of 'The Market' in Cuba

Union Leaders Embrace Return of ‘The Market’ in Cuba

March 18, 2019

Cuba has officially passed reforms that will change economics and labor relations on the island. Union leaders told the Real News Network that the move doesn’t spell a break with socialism, but questions remain about the impacts for Cuban workers and the revolution itself

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 22, 2013
Pt 5 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says The Democratic Party used to watch out for the interests of labor and even for the poor. But that all changed under Bill Clinton. Although Clinton, like Obama, continues to speak in that feel-your-pain language of traditional liberalism, they’ve completely betrayed…

Undoing the New Deal

March 4, 2013
Jennifer Taub and John Weeks discuss President Roosevelt’s policy of saving the economy from the ground up