What Has Capitalism Done for Us Lately ?

Bill Moyers and Company

 

English: Picture of Sheila C. Bair, Chairman, ...

English: Picture of Sheila C. Bair, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

See this video.  It includes good explanations of cooperative work sites and ownership, such as Sacramento Municipal Utility District ( electric power).

 

http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-what-has-capitalism-done-for-us-lately/

 

It includes Sheila Bair, formerly of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  A Republican. Critic of the bail outs. Author of, Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street.   She discusses the issues of banking crisis and why we have not reformed our reformed our banks.

 

This is a good opportunity to learn some of the basics of corporations and how they exploit working people.  See the interview with economist Richard Wolff  section on the Cyprus Crisis and Student Loans.

 

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