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Commentary

Jobs Day: What It Is and Why It Matters

Webinar, June 2020 | Jeannette Wicks-Lim

Jobs Day: What It Is and Why It Matters In a webinar for the Groundwork Collaborative, PERI's Jeannette Wicks-Lim discusses how America's long-standing trajectory of structural racism has impacted employment in Black communities. >> Watch webinar
Commentary

What Is Work?

Presentation, June 2020 | Nancy Folbre

What Is Work? In an animation by Institute for New Economic Thinking, PERI's Nancy Folbre shows how nearly half of all work done in this country is ignored by economists. She argues that we need to create better measures of non-market income, consumption and investment. >> Watch animation
Commentary
Global Division of Labor Across Two Eras of Globalization: A Long-Term View on the COVID-19 Crisis PERI's Isabella Weber participates in a workshop titled, "International Trade in a Post-COVID-19 World" presented by Rebuilding Macroeconomics >> Watch workshop
Commentary

China Is not the Enemy - Neoliberalism Is

Jacobin

Commentary, June 2020 | Isabella Weber, Hao Qi, Zhongjin Li

>> Read article in Jacobin PERI's Isabella Weber, Zhongjin Li and Hao Qi propose that the enemy in this pandemic is not China but, instead, inequality and the logic of profit over people.
Commentary
The Pandemic, the Economic Crisis, and Just Transition: Webinar with Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin and Thea Lee PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin joins renowned linguist, historian and philosopher Noam Chomsky and EPI President Thea Lee in a panel discussion offering perspectives and projections of how the economic crisis will unfold in the months and years to come and what we must do about it. This webinar launched the Just Transition Listening Project, sponsored by the Labor Network for Sustainability and partners. >> Watch webinar

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