Yanis Varoufakis: on BtN 16 times!
The new Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has appeared on my radio show 16 times since 2008. Here are links to those appearances, in reverse chronological order: November 20, 2014 Yanis Varoufakis on the eurocrisis • Howie Hawkins, Green candidate for NYS governor, on the party’s future May 29, 2014 Yanis Varoufakis on the European elections • Mohamad Elmasry on Egypt March 21, 2013 Yanis Varoufakis on the economies of Australia, Cyprus, and Greece • Jonathan Westin of Fast Food Forward on organizing fast food workers in NYC December 27, 2012 Michael Dorsey on the Doha climate conference • Yanis Varoufakison the perpetual Eurocrisis, with an emphasis on… Read More
A reader writes…
From the mailbag: a reader reacts to my last post on unions: I have some feedback for you on your article,”Why Bosses Hate Unions.” I found it just a really poor piece of journalism. It was incredibly one-sided, pandering, and missed several key issues. Yes, union workers make more money than their counterparts, but that is not the only reason bosses (or more accurately shareholders) hate unions. Unions also: – Decrease innovation – Increase Administration cost – Force non-related political issues into the workplace – Increase costs of employment – union wages… Read More