Economic Update: Capitalism and Democracy

This week’s episode discusses the economy of Puerto Rico, worsening inequality in the UK and the decision by Girl Guides of Canada to cancel all trips to the US. The episode also addresses rising US wage inequality, connections and dissonances between capitalism and democracy, and key differences between capitalist and worker-owned enterprises.

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