Richard Wolff Critiques Libertarian View that Capitalism’s Problem is the Government

The notion that the government’s intrusion into the economy is some sort of external influence (some sort of outside intrusion on what would be better left without such intrusions), I would argue based on a lifetime of work in the field we call economic history, that this is a complete illusion. Strong government has been […]

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Fiscal Policy: The Best Case Scenario

♪ [music] ♪ [Tyler] The best-case scenario for expansionary fiscal policy is when there are lots of underemployed resources in the economy, and the government is good at identifying and targeting these resources. In this video, we’ll show how to analyze the effects of expansionary fiscal policy using the aggregate supply and demand model. We’ll […]

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Why Global Manufacturing Numbers & Spain’s Election Matter to Markets? | Before & After | Refinitiv

Hello and welcome to the Friday edition of Before and After, the twice weekly market show from Refinitive. As you know, our goal is to look at the possibilities around events that will shape the markets in ways both big and small. Today, we will discuss Japan’s machinery orders and the upcoming Spanish elections and […]

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Chomsky: It’s as if Trump Administration Is Flaunting That U.S. Is Run by Goldman Sachs

This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. And, yes, our guest for the hour is Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author. His latest book is Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power. Juan? JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Noam […]

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“Government Matters” – Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Must-See Speech

Mr. President, we are now three days into a completely unnecessary, completely unavoidable Republican shutdown, and there is more talk than ever about our inability of our leaders to find common ground on central economic and fiscal issues of our time. The government shutdown is throwing a major wrench into a fragile economic recovery. Nearly […]

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Will They Steal The Election From Donald Trump?

Hi, everybody. This is Stefan Molyneux from Freedomain Radio. I hope you’re doing well. As we sail into the spring and summer of the American electoral cycle for the 2016 presidential elections, there really is only one question that matters at the moment and that question is will Donald Trump be the Republican presidential nominee? […]

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Testing Milton Friedman: Government Control – Full Video

Emily Rooney: The late economist Milton Friedman was one of the boldest and most provocative figures of our time. He was born in 1912, making this the one-hundredth anniversary of his birth. Milton Friedman received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1976, and as a professor at the University of Chicago; he transformed a generation […]

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