Prof. Richard Wolff gives an overview explaining what tariffs are, how they work and why they're put in place.
Michael Hudson discusses the so-called "trade war" developing between the U.S. and China.
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The Inquiry looks at the forces driving the trade conflict between the US and China including some important historical context.
Dani Rodrik on how globalization predictably deepens societal divisions, exacerbates distributional problems and undermines domestic social bargains which is why having robust social safety nets is critical in an age of global winners and losers.
Prof. Richard Wolff discusses the impact of Donald Trump's reckless trade policies on the Thom Hartmann Program. Could they lead to a war?
Jason Hickel examines the creation of mass poverty in the Global South from exploitation built into global trade and aid policies to the echoes of colonialism in structural adjustment programs of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
Ch. 10: Final comments on the need to fund independent media directly
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- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
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