America’s post-hardhat working class: Chipotle and KFC, luggage screeners, child and eldercare workers—the difficult challenges and dynamic potential of today’s workforce. PLUS: SF Mime Troupe 2016 Summer season! With host Kris Welch.
With Nicholas Shaxson investigative journalist and researcher for the Tax Justice Network. He is author of several books including Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Off-shore Banking and Tax Havens. Then, Nate Aden, Research Fellow with the World Resources Institute. Nate is also affiliated with the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California at Berkeley. … Continued
John Nichols is a political blogger and Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine. Robert McChesney is Professor of Communication at the Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The two have just come out with a new book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy. … Continued
Listen to excerpts of the Richard Wolff speech at KFCF Fresno Annual Banquet 10/24/15. With Host Philip Maldari.
Economics Professor Richard D. Wolff and guests discuss the current state of the economy, locally and globally. The program explores alternative ways to organize, markets, and government policies. Click Here to Donate to KPFA Today
With Mark Blyth, Scottish political scientist, professor of international political economy at Brown University, and author of several books including his most recent Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea. About the Book: Politicians today in both Europe and the United States have succeeded in casting government spending as reckless wastefulness that has made the … Continued
Economist Robert Pollin on Deflation and the Eurozone. Reaction to the Paris Shooting with Shada Islam, with Friends of Europe, and Rafia Zakaria, with Dawn Newspaper.