Is this Las Vegas hospitality workers union the future of American labor?

Is this Las Vegas hospitality workers union the future of American labor?

JUDY WOODRUFF: The heyday of unionization in the American work force is several decades’ old. In fact, unions are still struggling to get more workers to join, while many companies remain opposed. But, in Nevada, there’s a case study of a union that has broken through. And this weekend, several presidential candidates will be participating […]

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How to empower communities

How to empower communities

(light music) – The central, sort of, solution in this book that I want to emphasize is what I call inclusive localism. Now, “localism” is a word for an empowered community. That is, push more decision-making back down to the community, which over the years has migrated up into the state level, into the national […]

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law

We’ve heard a great deal over the years about the terrible demographic tragedy that struck the peoples of the New World in the Age of Discovery, but who were the greatest and most outspoken critics of the abuses of the natives? Catholic theologians. Let’s talk about this issue today on The Catholic Church: Builder of […]

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 10: Concept of Rights and Law

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 10: Concept of Rights and Law

Thomas: So where did we get the idea of individual rights? Do I even need to answer that question by now? Fr om the Catholic Church, believe it or not. We’r e going to talk about that, and a lot more, today on The Catholic Chur ch: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic […]

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Richard Wolff on Why Markets Destroy Community

Richard Wolff on Why Markets Destroy Community

Someday, if you have time, go back and read a little Plato and Aristotle. Both of those great fathers of modern Western civilization talked about markets. And both of them didn’t like them. They were critical of markets. Why? They had the same argument: markets destroy community. That was their argument. Markets disrupt and destroy […]

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 3: Priests as Scientific Pioneers

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 3: Priests as Scientific Pioneers

Thomas: Last week we started to overturn that firmly established myth that the Church has been an enemy of science. Today we’r e going to bury that myth once and for all. So join me for The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Thomas: Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Dr. Thomas […]

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America & Mr. Smith – Smith on the Colonies

America & Mr. Smith – Smith on the Colonies

Smith thought that the Americans were victims of the mercantilist system. That Britain was trying to extract wealth from America and make sure that no wealth went from Britain to America. Smith gets caught up in this debate, and becomes closely involved. The Parliament of Great Britain insists upon taxing the colonies; and they refuse […]

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How Max Got into UChicago to study Literature and Physics

How Max Got into UChicago to study Literature and Physics

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?Unlocking Value in a Beaten-Down REIT – Colony Capital (w/ John Jannarone) | Stock Trade Ideas

?Unlocking Value in a Beaten-Down REIT – Colony Capital (w/ John Jannarone) | Stock Trade Ideas

Welcome to trade ideas I’m Jake Merle sitting down with John Jay neurone editor-in-chief of IPO edge John great to have you back on the show. Thanks Jake So what are we looking at today? What’s your trade idea? Well, my idea today is colony capital. This is an interesting company It’s real hodgepodge of […]

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Universal Postal Union and mail-order opiates — interview with James Campbell | VIEWPOINT

Universal Postal Union and mail-order opiates — interview with James Campbell | VIEWPOINT

Jim: Customs and security scrutiny of inbound postal packages is much less than is applied to all other packages. The international drug dealers are very well aware of the situation. Richard: Jim Campbell, you’re an internationally recognized postal policy expert and an attorney who’s done a lot of work for Federal Express. And you’re also […]

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