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How millennials can become a successful generation | Michael Hobbes

August 18, 2019 at 10:30 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

I think there’s this tendency to think that technology is going to save us or that technology is going to be uncomplicated when it saves us. And if you look at every technological innovation they’ve all been really complicated. And so we can’t wait for automation to save us, we can’t wait for technology to

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“How millennials can become a successful generation | Michael Hobbes”

Richard Wolff on Uber founder’s $72.5 million home purchase while drivers strike for better wages

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The Guardian newspaper, a British newspaper (you can see why it might happen there), reports on the Los Angeles mansion bought by a co-founder of the Uber car ride service. Here’s what he paid: $72.5 million dollars for the house and the land. Why is this interesting? Well, around the world for the last a

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“Richard Wolff on Uber founder’s $72.5 million home purchase while drivers strike for better wages”

Einstein’s view on Socialism (w/90 sec modern preamble; unspoken)

August 17, 2019 at 6:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

“Why Socialism?” by Albert Einstein This article was originally printed in the May 1949 first issue of monthly review. Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is. Innumerable voices have

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“Einstein’s view on Socialism (w/90 sec modern preamble; unspoken)”

The biggest threat to America? Americans. | Jared Diamond

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National crises: There are lots of them, and they have common features. The United States is spiraling into a crisis today. Other countries, countries that I know well and have lived in, have gotten through crises, such as Australia, Germany, Finland, Chile, Indonesia, Japan. There are generalizations about the outcomes of national crises. A country

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“The biggest threat to America? Americans. | Jared Diamond”

Richard Wolff on Bernie Sanders’ Student Debt Forgiveness Plan

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So, my first comment as an economist answers the question: is this a feasible way of going about the problem? There the answer is an unqualified yes, of course. Is this doable? Yes. Would it solve the problem? Absolutely. Let’s take a look. One of the questions raised about it is “oh my goodness this

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Is democracy really the best form of government? | Steven Pinker

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Probably the most famous product of the Enlightenment was the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution, a blueprint for a form of governance that tried to get the benefits of government—seeing as how anarchy is worse because you get spirals of vendetta and feuding and violence—You don’t get the coordination of large scale economies without

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“Is democracy really the best form of government? | Steven Pinker”

Richard Wolff and Bob Hennelly on the myth that people “don’t want to work”

August 16, 2019 at 2:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

I’d like to also just personally attack this notion that people who don’t want to work. Let me be an economist and explain why this is not what you might think. In the aftermath of the crash of 2008 we saw in the United States a tremendous drop in what we call the labor force

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“Richard Wolff and Bob Hennelly on the myth that people “don’t want to work””

The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics #2

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Hi. I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government. Uh. It’s been a dream of mine to be on Crash Course since I was a little kid. Speaking of acting like a little kid, today, we’re gonna talk about the U.S. Congress, which, according to the Constitution, is the most important branch of government. That

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“The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics #2”