On Tuesday, Nov 20 host Aaron Perry speaks with economist Robert Pollin, author of Back to Full Employment. Robert, who has been an economics professor for thirty years, has been part of several policy initiatives, working with the Obama administration on the green jobs part of the stimulus program. Robert explains what the country […]
On Tuesday October 15th, our host Carousel Bayrd talked with Anat Shenker- Osorio about her latest book, “Don’t Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense about the Economy”.
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!
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!
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.
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 […]