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The Economy Under Trump: Business Optimism Combined with Inequality

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the Trump administration's latest claims about the economy.

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Rapid GDP Growth: Does Trump Deserve the Credit?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the current economic growth and the real effect of the Trump tax cuts. 

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Intersectionality: Strength Through Joint Struggles

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Katherine Moos discusses the compatability of intersectionality theory with social reproduction theory and Marxist political economy.  

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Africa Is a Creditor to the World

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Léonce Ndikumana discusses the unfair trade conditions that lead to capital flight from Africa.  

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Is There Another Financial Crisis in the Works?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein argues that the deregulatory environment in the U.S. financial sector lends itself to another financial crisis--similar to the one we saw in 2007-08.  

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Defiant Trump Ignites Trade War with G-7 Allies

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the G-7 summit and the implications of Trump's trade war with Canada and EU countries.  

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Does Iron Fist Imperialism Benefit U.S. Workers?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses his contribution to the new book, "Changing Face of Imperialsim." In his chapter, he finds that between 1985 and 2000, U.S. workers lost between 400 billion to 2.8 trillion dollars as a direct result of U.S. imperialism. 

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Decreased Bargaining Power Leads to Wage Stagnation

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Robert Pollin addresses the unemployment rate and the reasons why wages aren't rising.

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Can Carbon Pricing Reduce C02 Emissions?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's James Boyce discusses how carbon pricing can reduce carbon dioxide emissions and slow down global warming.

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Universal Basic Income and Minimum Wages: Progressive or Regressive?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI economist Katherine Moos discusses Finland's experiment with a Universal Basic Income.

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