Economic Update: Capitalism’s Mounting Contradictions

Updates on: The Rhode Island Senate rewarding firms limiting inequality; recession-driven increases in suicide rates; opposition to the Dodd-Frank Act; negative effects of lower federal deficits; and the human costs of Detroit-type declines. Major discussions of economics of advertising and privatization. Response to questions on the British real estate bubble and on worker cooperatives deciding on uses for their surpluses/profits.

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