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Economic Update: Making Critical Arguments

[S9 E41] Making Critical Arguments

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THIS WEEK’S TOPICS (w/timestamps):
00:47 – Updates on the U.S. housing crisis as a systemic failure using the example of the homeless LA opera singe;
05:18 – Greta Thunberg’s critics;
07:15 – how the Europeans benefit from the U.S. – China trade war;
10:29 – the Sackler family’s “donations” to museums and universities;
11:43 – and how capitalists have taken over Sports Illustrated Magazine.
13:24 – announcements;
15:36 – SPECIAL GUEST: Prof. Wolff interviews Professor Ben Burgis of Georgia State University’s Perimeter College and ‘The Debunked’ segment of “The Michael Brooks Show” about critical arguments for the left.
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Ben Burgis is the author of ‘Give Them An Argument: Logic for the Left.’ He’s a regular weekly contributor to Jacobin magazine and he does a weekly segment called The Debunk on The Michael Brooks show. He teaches logic and other philosophy classes at Georgia State University Perimeter College.

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