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Economic Update: The Meanings of Class

This episode provides updates on car insurance ripoffs, and more.

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This episode provides updates on a Swedish plan for peaceful transition beyond capitalism, car insurance ripoffs, Ferguson and the Missouri credit downgrade. We also respond to questions on the California drought and the best solution for corporate abuses like Volkswagen’s. Finally, we give an in-depth critical analysis of what class means, and the idea of a guaranteed income vs. guaranteed jobs.

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