Economic Update: Europe’s Approach to Inequality

Updates on Colorado’s new marijuana shops, how context exposes “recovery” claims, cause and cure for US obesity epidemic, and France’s 75 percent tax rate on annual incomes over $1.3 million. Major discussions of history and dimensions of global inequality and movements for guaranteed annual incomes in Switzerland and beyond. Responses to questions on credit unions versus private banks and on the uniqueness of the economic crisis in western Europe.

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