Economic Update: Making Critical Arguments

[S9 E41] Making Critical Arguments

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THIS WEEK’S TOPICS (w/timestamps):
00:47 – Updates on the U.S. housing crisis as a systemic failure using the example of the homeless LA opera singer;
05:18 – Greta Thunberg’s critics;
07:15 – how the Europeans benefit from the U.S. – China trade war;
10:29 – the Sackler family’s “donations” to museums and universities;
11:43 – and how capitalists have taken over Sports Illustrated Magazine.
13:24 – announcements;
15:36 – SPECIAL GUEST: Prof. Wolff interviews Professor Ben Burgis of Georgia State University’s Perimeter College and ‘The Debunked’ segment of “The Michael Brooks Show” about critical arguments for the left.
Ben Burgis is the author of ‘Give Them An Argument: Logic for the Left.’ He’s a regular weekly contributor to Jacobin magazine and he does a weekly segment called The Debunk on The Michael Brooks show. He teaches logic and other philosophy classes at Georgia State University Perimeter College.

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