Recession

How state budgets are breaking US schools | Bill Gates How state budgets are breaking US schools | Bill Gates

Well, this is about state budgets. This is probably the most boring topic of the whole morning. But I want to tell you, I think it’s an important topic that we need to care about. State budgets are big, big money — I’ll show you the numbers — and they get very little scrutiny. The…

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Understanding “America First” Policy & Economic Nationalism (w/ Alan Tonelson) Understanding “America First” Policy & Economic Nationalism (w/ Alan Tonelson)

ED HARRISON: I’m Ed Harrison here for Real Vision. I’m talking to Alan Tonelson, who is the founder of the blog, Realitycheck, and he’s also a frequent guest on CNBC. Alan, great to have you here. ALAN TONELSON: Well, thank you so much for inviting me. ED HARRISON: Now, we’re going to be talking actually…

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Democratic Socialism: Revolution or Reform? Democratic Socialism: Revolution or Reform?

There is no room for reform. We have a broken system. We need to start over. The power of solidarity gets results right away. The next stage, the yearning to do better, that’s socialism. We’re for transforming the relations of people’s power in society. Puerto Ricans will get revenge. We seek to totally abolish the…

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How to prepare for the next global recession | The Economist How to prepare for the next global recession | The Economist

We focused on this now because it’s been a decade since the global recession of 2008-2009 and some interesting and and worrying vulnerabilities are also popping up at the moment In 2008 and 2009 The dominoes were really set up for quite a nasty financial and economic crisis this time The economic vulnerabilities aren’t quite…

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The death of America’s middle class: Sky-high rent, second jobs, and 1% TV | Alissa Quart The death of America’s middle class: Sky-high rent, second jobs, and 1% TV | Alissa Quart

So, we used to think of the middle class as this safe category, it was 40-hour work weeks, pensions, people worked who were teachers, professors, lawyers even. And now it’s a shakier category and that’s why I called it the “middle precariat,” as in precarious. Now to be middle class you might not be able…

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Are millennials lazy whiners or victims of circumstance? | Michael Hobbes Are millennials lazy whiners or victims of circumstance? | Michael Hobbes

So, there are three things that every millennial should know. The first one is that there is no evidence for any of the stereotypes about us. If you look at entitlement, if you look at selfishness, if you look at public opinion polling there’s as much evidence that we’re “worse than our parents” as there…

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An Inside Look into the Hong Kong Protests & Uprising (w/ Joseph Cheng) An Inside Look into the Hong Kong Protests & Uprising (w/ Joseph Cheng)

SUNIL BERI: Hi, we’re sitting here today with Professor Joseph Cheng in Hong Kong, formerly a university professor of political science at City University Hong Kong, and also a member of Civic Party, which is a pro-democratic party. What we’re going to do today is basically talk about the protests in Hong Kong, the genesis…

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🔴 What’s Wrong with Capitalism – Part Two | Real Vision Classics 🔴 What’s Wrong with Capitalism – Part Two | Real Vision Classics

When you talk about the sort of the changes that could come through You actually say that regulation is actually a barrier. So it’s not achieve regulation It’s it’s other means to try and break these down But first if we just go into regulation and antitrust and all these things in the same way…

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Why Hong Kong Is Facing a Recession Amid Protests and Trade Wars | WSJ Why Hong Kong Is Facing a Recession Amid Protests and Trade Wars | WSJ

– [Narrator] Hong Kong is facing its first recession since the global financial crisis in 2008. Influenced by unprecedented factors. Including its own ongoing anti-government protests and the trade stalemate between Washington and Beijing. In February, the government predicted Hong Kong’s economy would grow up to 3% this year. Six months later, that forecast was…

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Why do Global Manufacturing Numbers and Spain’s Election Matter to Markets? — Before and After Why do Global Manufacturing Numbers and Spain’s Election Matter to Markets? — Before and After

Hello and welcome to the Friday edition of Before and After, the twice weekly market show from Refinitive. As you know, our goal is to look at the possibilities around events that will shape the markets in ways both big and small. Today, we will discuss Japan’s machinery orders and the upcoming Spanish elections and…

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