This is a clip from the episode of Capitalism Hits Home titled "US COVID Response Destroys Education, Sets Women Back Decades"
The main topic of this episode was public education, a way out of poverty, has been seriously damaged by the myriad problems of remote learning. Black, LatinX, Native American, and poor children are the most affected. Private schooling has flourished. What are ways out and alternatives for those of us who want to champion free public education and gender, race and class equality?
Other topics in this episode include the successful unionization of nurses in a private hospital in North Carolina, hunger in the US has risen 600%, several countries have pledged to substantial environmental progress within a decade, and the gender pay gap for women and how the pandemic has set women back decades.
Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOFZf71ODiY
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