Economic Update

Cooperation Jackson: a closer look

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This week’s updates include: massive international study of profit-driven food production, the huge costs of contemporary loneliness, police raid Deutsche Bank, Falling house prices, Belgium follows France in mass street demonstrations, and US economy hurt by poor incomes of Millennials. Interview with Kali Akuno, co-founder of Cooperation Jackson, the Mississippi development project focused on worker … Continued


“We Are Not Prepared to Die”: Ex-Maldives President Warns of Catastrophic Climate Change; Hundreds of Activists Stage Sit-in Against Big Polluters on Final Day of COP24 U.N. Climate Talks; Extinction Rebellion: UK Protesters Are Supergluing Themselves to Buildings to Fight Climate Crisis; Bangladeshi Scientist: World Leaders Must Take Urgent Action to Prevent Climate Crisis Rise; … Continued


We Need Your Support, Donate to KPFA Today!!! Book: The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey $150 [The role of Christianity in the elimination of classical polytheism and art] Best of Letters and Politics 2018 Book Collection includes: Tyrant by Stephen Greenblatt, How Fascism Works by Jason Stanley, The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey, Barracoon by … Continued


You Are Stealing Our Future: Greta Thunberg, 15, Condemns the World’s Inaction on Climate Change; A “Conference of Polluters”: How Fossil Fuel Companies Are Shaping Policy at the U.N. Climate Summit; Fossil-Free Costa Rica: How One Country Is Pursuing Decarbonization Despite Global Inaction; As U.N. Calls for Urgent Action on Climate Change, U.S. Seeks to … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Special – The California Field Atlas Obi Kaufmann (@Obikaufmann) is an artist, naturalist and author of The California Field Atlas. 1:08 – Fund Drive Special – This Immeasurable Place  Blake Spalding (@blakerspalding) is a chef and co-owner of Hell’s Backbone Grill in Bolder, a Buddhist principled, farm-to-table restaurant in the heart of Mormon country in Utah. She and her … Continued


You Are Stealing Our Future: Greta Thunberg, 15, Condemns the World’s Inaction on Climate Change; A “Conference of Polluters”: How Fossil Fuel Companies Are Shaping Policy at the U.N. Climate Summit; Fossil-Free Costa Rica: How One Country Is Pursuing Decarbonization Despite Global Inaction; As U.N. Calls for Urgent Action on Climate Change, U.S. Seeks to … Continued


Support KPFA, Donate Today!!! BOOK Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston Edited by Deborah G. Plant $150 Best of Letters and Politics 2018 Book Collection includes: Tyrant by Stephen Greenblatt, How Fascism Works by Jason Stanley, The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey, Barracoon by Zora Neal Hurston, and A Radical History … Continued