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Does Iron Fist Imperialism Benefit U.S. Workers?

The Real News Network

Interview, May 2018 | Gerald Epstein

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

The Real News Network

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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Toxic Profit: Meet the Top Super Polluters in the U.S.

The Real News Network

Interview, March 2018 | Michael Ash

Toxic Profit: Meet the Top Super Polluters in the U.S. In The Real News Network interview, Michael Ash discusses the release of PERI's Toxic 100 Air and Water Indexes, which use the latest Environmental Protection Agency data to list the top polluters in the U.S. The Toxic 100 Air Index includes an environmental justice report card which shows the extent to which air pollution burdens are imposed disproportionately on minority and low-income communities. >> View Toxic 100 Indexes
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After the 2008 Financial Crisis, a State of 'Productive Incoherence'

The Real News Network

Interview, April 2018 | Ilene Grabel

"Productive Incoherence" after the 2008 Financial Crisis In The Real News Network interview, Professor Ilene Grabel discusses the global financial landscape that has evolved since the 2008 financial crisis. >> Watch part 1 of interview >> Watch part 2 of interview
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Universal Basic Income and Minimum Wages: Progressive or Regressive?

The Real News Network

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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Can Carbon Pricing Reduce CO2 Emissions?

The Real News Network

Interview, May 2018 | James K. Boyce

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. >> Watch interview
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The Finance Curse

Tax Justice Network

Presentation, March 2018 | Gerald Epstein

The Finance Curse Gerald Epstein gives a keynote lecture on the high cost of finance and the finance curse. This talk was presented at a research workshop co-organized by the Tax Justice Network and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. >> View presentation
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IMF's Structural Adjustment Programs Weaken States They Aim to Strengthen

The Real News Network

Interview, March 2018 | Lawrence King

IMF's Structural Adjustment Programs Weaken States They Aim to Strengthen In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Lawrence King discusses how some IMF programs undermine the ability of governments in developing countries to properly govern. >> View Interview
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