Economic Update: Corporate Capitalism in Decline FULL EPISODE

Democracy At Work

Published on Sep 2, 2019

We are off this week due to the federal holiday, but we hope you enjoy this older episode with guest Chris Hedges!
THIS WEEK’S TOPICS (w/timestamps):
00:54 – Capitalism and hurricanes;
10:36 – the business of drug addiction and overdose;
18:13 – how poverty has caused hookworm to resurface in North America;
20:34 – announcements;
22:16 – and the economics of elite universities’ tax avoidance.
28:10 – SPECIAL GUEST: Chris Hedges joins Wolff to talk about a declining, decaying capitalism.

Chris Hedges is a columnist for TruthDig; he teaches at Princeton University in a program for incarcerated prisoners; he’s a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and a New York Times best selling author. His most recent work is called “America the Farewell.”

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