The United States was woefully unprepared for the novel coronavirus pandemic due to economic inequality, poor planning, limited state capacity, and an unequal healthcare system that has left millions of Americans vulnerable. That’s the argument of economic analyst Doug Henwood. He joins us on the program today to discuss the intersection of the pandemic and […]
Jan interviews Doug Henwood, journalist, economist, and author of the book “Wall Street”, about proposal by some of the Democratic presidential contenders for a financial transaction tax, aimed to curb high volume computerized financial transactions which add volatility to the stock market.
Allen Ruff talks with political commentator Doug Henwood, editor of the Left Business Observer, discussing his recent Socialist Register overview piece on “The American Right: From Margins to Mainstream.” Henwood has also done considerable critical writing on Hillary Clinton, including the recent “My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency.”
Has austerity gone too far? How did we get here and where are we heading? With Greece and the EU, what are likely scenarios for the near and farther future? On Friday, July 17th, host Esty Dinur spoke with economist Doug Henwood to discuss global austerity and what the future holds.
On Friday March 22nd, host Esty Dinur interviewed Doug Henwood on Cyprus, the Eurozone and the global economy. Henwood hosts Behind the News, a weekly radio show covering economics and politics on KPFA, Berkeley, that is rebroadcast on several other stations across the U.S., and has a worldwide audience via its Internet archive. His is also author of the book Wall Street.