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Economic Update: Morality and Economics

This week’s episode discusses low-paid service jobs and more.

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This week’s episode discusses low-paid service jobs in the future of the US, the Senate deregulating banks, how college spending per student reinforces income inequality, how loneliness in the US is a factor in illnesses and premature death, University of Chicago grad students unionizing, how Brazilian civil and religious authorities push almost-rotten food for the poor, and the costs of pollution. Also included is an interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on the psychology and economics of the sex work industry.

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