Daily Archives: November 26, 2022

Economic Update: The Terminal Crises of Global Capitalism

Democracy At Work Premiered Nov 21, 2022

We are very close to reaching this important milestone but need your assistance. Please like and subscribe and get your family and friends to do so as well. [S12 E45] The Terminal Crises of Global Capitalism In this week’s show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on students’ solidarity with workers at Smith College; US car industry manipulates supply/demand to inflate prices, profits; Teamsters strike, solidarity defeat Sysco Systems; Starbucks provokes its 250 unionized stores, and why rising wages do not “cause” inflation. In the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Prof. William I. Robinson on global capitalism and its multiple crises he calls “terminal.”

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Food waste is contributing to climate change. What’s being done about it?

PBS NewsHour Nov 26, 2022

Discarded food is responsible for as much as 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Rhode Island PBS Weekly’s Isabella Jibilian reports on why so much food is going to waste and what some people are doing to try to stop the trend. Food-matters,