In connection with Prof. Richard Wolff’s discussion of the main topic, he also covers the following: Power and potential of public school teachers’ strikes; The 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth and Marxian economics today; Comparing the conditions of the US and Chinese working classes today
Former White House counsel Bill Curry says only sustained grassroots pressure will push democratic leadership to address the economic interests of the working-class
Attorney Kamau Franklin says Bernie Sanders needs to make greater strides to get his message out to Black Voters in the south in order to have a shot at the Democratic nomination
TRNN discusses with Project Equity co-founder Hilary Abell and organizer Kali Akuno about whether worker cooperatives are the answer to getting New Yorkers out of poverty
Mark Weisbrot: New exchange rate is intended to safeguard the importation of essential and primary goods
Federal tipped workers’ $2.13 hour wage hasn’t been raised since 1991, but will the Harkin-Miller bill be enough of a raise?