[S10 E42] Cuban Commitment to Worker Co-ops
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On the first half of this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the different metrics used for US unemployment, IMF on uneven recovery, money and US elections, Indigenous People's Day, and lastly China's commitment to digital currency, while big banks hold back other countries. The second half of the show features an interview with Havana professor Camila Piñeiro-Harnecker.
About our guest: Camila Piñeiro-Harnecker, has been professor, researcher and consultant at the University of Havana. Her work focuses on economic democracy, with a focus on worker cooperatives and public policy towards the enterprise sector. She is author of many articles and book chapters, and three books on cooperatives, and the edited the volume "Cooperatives and Socialism: A View from Cuba" (Palgrave, 2012).
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