The Cult of Debt Forgiveness

How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election | FT

[MUSIC PLAYING] ALAN SMITH: So Alasdair, we’re talking maps today, and we’re also talking inequality, which is a big word in the election manifestos this year. But in fact, when we talk about mapping inequality, that’s not a new thing. It’s been done before. So who was the first to Continue Reading

Why Is US Middle Class No Longer Richest?

joining us today is richard wolf is professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts also a visiting professor at The New School University in New York City professor wolff we talked about this New York Times article which outlined how in spite of the American middle class being Continue Reading

Nick Clegg on social mobility and education

I think the lack of social mobility in the United Kingdom is one of the greatest challenges that we now face. It’s frankly a tragedy what’s happening to thousands of children. A recent survey, for instance, showed that a bright but poor child is now overtaken in school by the Continue Reading

Rich And Poor People Seek To Understand Each Other

You know I have an obsession, basically with power, and money is power, and you don’t have a platform without that — – And then he calls us when he wants to commit suicide. (Laughter) You’re gonna get , you’re gonna get worn out. I’ll tell you that’s a dangerous Continue Reading

The State of the US is Depressing – The Great Depression | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1933 Part 2 of 3

On March 4, 1933, at the height of the Great Depression, a new President of the United States of America takes the oath of office. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt has promised, “a new deal for the American people” to take them out of their economic nose dive before the American Continue Reading

The Boy Crisis: A Sobering look at the State of our Boys | Warren Farrell Ph.D. | TEDxMarin

Translator: Mohand Habchi Reviewer: Queenie Lee Let me check with you first. Raise your hand, please, if you have a son, a grandson or a nephew. Please raise your hand? All right. Keep your hand raised, please, if your son, grandson or nephew is having problems either with motivation, grades, Continue Reading

The 51st State

Good morning, John. This election was one for the history books. The first female amputee in Congress, the first female Asian American Senator, the first openly gay Senator the first second term for a black president the first legalization of recreational marijuana and the first legalization of gay marriage. But Continue Reading

Who are the working class? — Interview with Tamar Jacoby | VIEWPOINT

Tamar: Well, you know, in the ’50s the working class, the industrial working class were the heroes in America and they haven’t been the heroes in America for a long, long time and so they’re hurting in a lot of ways. Robert: Tamar Jacoby, President of Opportunity America. Thanks for Continue Reading

Why Are People In Venezuela Starving (Hyperinflation Explained)?

Venezuela’s economic crisis has made headlines all over the world for the past few years. Hunger is widespread there. Unable to afford the small amount of food available in supermarkets, many Venezuelans have resorted to eating garbage to survive. Even zoo animals in Venezuela are starving according to a report Continue Reading