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Sanders Institute Gathering Participants Discuss Single-Payer, Climate Justice, and Militarism A the conclusion of the Sanders Institute Gathering, PERI's Robert Pollin, former Executive Director of National Nurses United RoseAnn DeMoro, and filmmaker/activist John Cusack discuss the key policy ideas coming out of the conference, including Medicare for All, climate change, and militarism. >> Watch interview
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U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 50-Year Low: What Does the Number Reveal and Conceal?

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Interview, October 2018 | Gerald Epstein

U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 50-Year Low: What Does the Number Reveal and Conceal? In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses what's behind the low unemployment rate, how it affects ordinary citizens, and whether or not Trump can take credit for the drop. >> Watch interview
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Defiant Trump Ignites Trade War with Canada and G-7 Allies

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Interview, June 2018 | Gerald Epstein

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.   >> Watch interview
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Decreased Bargaining Power Leads to Wage Stagnation

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Interview, May 2018 | Robert Pollin

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. >> Watch interview
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Universal Basic Income and Minimum Wages: Progressive or Regressive?

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Interview, May 2018 | Katherine Moos

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. >> Watch interview
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Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Net Social Wage

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Interview, February 2018 | Katherine Moos

Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Net Social Wage In The Real News Network interview, new PERI economist Katherine Moos discusses her working paper that examines the trends of fiscal transfers between the state and workers during 1959-2012. 
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