Richard Wolff & Farah Tannis

Capitalism - Raced and Gendered: Richard Wolff and Farah Tanis

For a lot of people, the rise of Donald Trump and "Trump-ism" represents the ascendancy galore of capitalism. Economics professor Richard Wolff respectfully disagrees. Farah Tanis, co-founder and executive director at Black Women's Blueprint, also believes in building authentic, alternative livelihoods. Hear their points of view on this week's episode of the "Laura Flanders Show."

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Laura Flanders Show

From Austria to Chile, Lagos to London, people are demanding policies that democratize economies and keep public resources in public hands. In just the last decade, more than 2,400 cities in 58 countries have brought privatized resources back under public control. In this episode, Laura reports from Amsterdam at The Future is Public, a conference that brings together hundreds of organizers, scholars, and government officials who are working to democratize their municipal and national economies.

  • 2020-02-21T18:00:00-08:00
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Laura Flanders Show

In an era when companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on diversity and inclusion programs, the proportion of African Americans in tech, media, and business leadership roles is stagnating. In her new book, Diversity, Inc. The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, award-winning journalist and New York University professor Pamela Newkirk describes the gap between the rhetoric and the reality where racial equity and inclusion are concerned. She calls us to go beyond lip service and radically reevaluate how we make organizations more diverse.

  • 2020-02-24T05:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-02-28T18:00:00-08:00
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Laura Flanders Show

  • 2020-03-06T18:00:00-08:00
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Laura Flanders Show

  • 2020-03-13T19:00:00-07:00
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