Economic Update: Reparations and Forgiving Student Debts

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives. I’m your host, Richard Wolff. I want to jump right into a remarkable story. I want to talk about people who don’t get talked about enough. Two million Americans are what we call “home healthcare workers.” […]

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Richard Wolff on Bernie Sanders’ Student Debt Forgiveness Plan

So, my first comment as an economist answers the question: is this a feasible way of going about the problem? There the answer is an unqualified yes, of course. Is this doable? Yes. Would it solve the problem? Absolutely. Let’s take a look. One of the questions raised about it is “oh my goodness this […]

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