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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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Unfair Global Tax System Makes Sustainable Development Impossible

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Interview, October 2018 | Leonce Ndikumana

Unfair Global Tax System Makes Sustainable Development Impossible In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Léonce Ndikumana asserts that corporate tax havens make it difficult for African governments to secure revenue to meet the United Nation's sustainable development goals. >> Watch interview
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IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies

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Interview, October 2018 | Lawrence King

Contrary to Popular Belief, IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Lawrence King discusses his report on conditionalities that the IMF imposes when it provides loans that interfere with food production and encroach on the sovereignty of states battling poverty. >> Watch interview
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Why Africa Is Actually a Net Creditor to the Rest of the World PERI's Léonce Ndikumana examines how foreign direct investment, debt, and capital flight are affecting the African economy. This is part 1 of a 3-part interview with Germany's actvism.org. >> Watch interview.
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How Well Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Combat Climate Change?

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Interview, October 2018 | Robert Pollin, Tyler Hansen

How Well Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Combat Climate Change? In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Robert Pollin and Tyler Hansen defend their study "Economics and Climate Justice Activism: Assessing the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement." >> Watch interview
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Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent?

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Interview, September 2018 | Gerald Epstein

Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent? In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the possibility of another major financial crisis. >> Watch interview.
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The Economy Under Trump: Business Optimism Combined with Inequality

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Interview, September 2018 | Gerald Epstein

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. >> Watch interview
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