On the eve of nationwide protests of the treatment of immigrants at our southern border, we hear who’s making a profit off it. PLUS: major progressive wins signal WHAT about the future of the Democratic Party? John Nichols opines. PLUS: Janus does serious damage to unions. With host Kris Welch.
Our capitalist world seems mired in crisis, beset by low growth and instability. Immanuel Wallerstein, the father of world-systems theory, argues that the current malaise goes beyond the periodic fluctuations of the business cycle. According to him, capitalism’s days are numbered: in 20 to 40 years it will be gone. What replaces it may be … Continued