One of the surprises as we emerge from the worst of COVIS (hopefully) is wjaty’s being called the Great Resignation. Even though employment levels in most countries remain below pre-pandemic levels, that’s not stopping those who hung onto their jobs through the crisis from leaving in their droves. So, what’s driving this trend. Prof Steve Keen suggests it’s a “kick in the balls to the gig economy”. But what happens next? Already central banks are lifting interest rates, fearful of rising wages pushing inflation higher. How is that going to work out. Tune in to this free half-hour podcast as Phil Dobbie talks to Steve about what’s driving this dramatic shift in the labour market.
Tax Justice Network: A New Vision for Europe amid the Brexit Vortex
Britain’s about to become the neighbour from hell, post-Brexit: how can the EU defend citizens from the race to the bottom?
d@w Exclusive: Michael Hudson on Junk Economics update 2017
March 14, 2018 Mathew D. Rose Corruption, Deregulation, Economics, Fake News, Finance, Financial Institutions, Inequality, Lobbying, Media, Media Concentration, Media Influence, Monopolies, Neo-Liberalism in the EU, Privatisation 0
An excellent interview with Michael Hudson. The interview starts with Trump, but quickly moves on.
David Harvey: Marx For The 21st Century
Professor David Harvey, the world’s leading expert on Marx, visits the RSA to outline the much-debated economist’s continuing relevance in 21st century economics and society. Marx’s ‘Capital’ is one of the most important texts of […]
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