Economic Update: Karl Marx From 1818 to 1883

This week’s episode discusses Oxfam’s report on global capitalism’s extreme inequality, the billionaire owner of Victoria’s Secret, how GOP tax cuts help the rich and how the Michigan State University sex abuse case reflects how schools are run like businesses. Also included is a major discussion of Karl Marx’s life, the goals of his writings and their lasting relevance.

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