Special Programming

Capitalism and Its Discontents: A 5 part series on the global financial meltdown – February 12, 2009

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Hauker Mar Helgason talks about the protests which brought down the government of Iceland.  A look at the boom and bust in global food prices with Eric Holt Gimenez.  George Katsiaficas talks about how South Korea and East Asia are weathering the current slump.  And Canadian political economist Leo Panitch speaks about the role of the state under economic liberalization and whether the global crisis will strengthen the US as an imperial power.