Economic Update: Pope Questions Capitalism

This episode provides updates on the victory by alumna, faculty and students over the autocratic board of Sweet Briar College in Virginia, the uniquely awful US record on paid leave for workers and an interesting move by cities to disconnect from corrupt big banks. We also respond to questions regarding why the US government is leaving the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York and why we celebrate the rising UK movement against austerity. Finally, we interview veteran reporter Bob Hennelly on the Pope’s statement about ecology, environment and a failing economic system.

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