Economic Update: Labor and Unions

This week’s episode provides updates on Ferguson and Portland as symptoms of economic decline, Sen. Bernie Sanders fight for worker co-ops, homelessness in New York City and the rising political left in Greece, Spain and now Ireland. We interview activist and author Steve Early on the present and future of the US labor movement. Finally, we respond to listeners about supply-demand economics and “capturing” government regulators.

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