Economic Update

Karl Marx (1818-1883)

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Updates on global capitalism’s extreme inequality (Oxfam report), Victoria’s Secret’s billionaire owner, why immigration is a weapon of political distraction,” how GOP tax cut helps the rich more than others, MSU sex abuse scandal reflects “running schools like a business.” Major discussion: Marx’s life, goals of his writings, and their lasting relevance.  


“Capitalism: A Six-Part series” is an ambitious and accessible documentary series that looks at both the history of ideas and the social forces that have shaped the capitalist world. Blending interviews with some of the world’s great historians, economists, anthropologists, and social critics (view the complete list of participants), with on-the-ground footage shot in twenty-two … Continued


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