Episode

12/17 Thomas Geoghegan: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement

December 17, 2014

Labor attorney and the author of  Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement Thomas Geoghegan explains what we need to be saved from in the post labor union economy, why the young are in the most danger in the new economy, the bogus arguments for increased job training, why the modern economy is built on undermining workers, how Keynes explains the problems with the financial sector dominance of the economy, what Dodd Frank does not do, why low wages explain the American economic crisis, why we need a brand new and empowered labor movement, why more college is not the answer! And how we can draw on the German model to save America from the inequality crisis.

On The Fun Half: President Obama announces major breakthrough in US and Cuban relations, Sam remembers his time in Cuba, we are working more and getting paid less and your calls and IMs.

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