Unemployment may be down in Wisconsin, but is the economy up? Not according to Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe. This week on our Democracy Check Up, McCabe talks about income inequality, underemployment, and the increasing reality of a jobless economy, which threatens democracy.
(WORT) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered the annual State of the State address this week. The Governor was to turn the corner on a failed presidential run in 2015 and lackluster approval ratings.
Every so often, we check in with our far flung correspondents from around the nation and the globe. This week, we check in with our friends at WTJU, in Richmond Virgina. UVA Economics Professor John Mclaren says “absolutely,” more immigrant workers can help the US economy. He joined WTJU’s Esther Namubiru to explain what he […]
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.
Money plays a huge role in our society, but how does money function in the United States’ economy? What can we do to improve the way money functions in our economy? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!
What do you think about the minimum wage? Can you survive and provide the basic goods and necessities if you are only making minimum wage? Should it be raised or should if stay the same? Find out more on this edition of A Public Affair!