Economy

Systemic Corporate Crime: Business as Usual, Making Markets Irrelevant

Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism

November 28, 2018
Russell Mokhiber, the editor of the Corporate Crime Reporter, speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018
Economic Update: Why Capitalism Demonizes Government

Economic Update: Why Capitalism Demonizes Government

November 27, 2018

This week: updates on UK war on “Unexplained Wealth;” why capitalism needs yet attacks government; historical reality of low wages in US; cozy deals between big corporations and credit rating agencies again; discussion of capitalism’s oscillations between nationalist and internationalist phases (are we now moving backwards to nationalism again?) and once more on the inefficiency…

Systematized Tax Evasion: Cheating Competition

Systematized Tax Evasion: Cheating Competition

November 26, 2018

James Henry, economist and tax attorney, speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018

Amazon Gets $3 Billion in NY Tax Breaks While Underfunded Public Transport Enters 'Death Spiral'

Amazon Gets $3 Billion in NY Tax Breaks While Underfunded Public Transport Enters ‘Death Spiral’

November 22, 2018

Prof. Richard Wolff explains why the $3 billion subsidy for one of the world’s largest corporations is a terrible waste of public money

Economic Update: U.S. Midterm Elections

Economic Update: U.S. Midterm Elections

November 20, 2018

This week: Updates on how China hits back economically; capitalism surviving in Italy through explosive debt creation; why lotteries have heavy economic costs; how Grinnell College undergraduate workers successfully organized; Professor Wolff interviews Prof. David Harvey on a Marxist view of the US midterm elections: causes and consequences