2019-09-03 12:03:07

Economic Update: Corporate Capitalism in Decline

On this episode of Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolf, we discuss the business of drug addiction, the resurgence of hookworm in North America, and the economics of elite universities ' tax avoidance. Later in the hour TruthDig columnist, Chris Hedges joins Economic Update to discuss a declining and decaying capitalism.

Chris Hedges is a columnist for TruthDig; he teaches at Princeton University in a program for incarcerated prisoners; he's a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and a New York Times best selling author. His most recent work is called America the Farewell.

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