Doug Henwood: The Sharing Economy (In Conversation)
Doug Henwood is a columnist for The Nation, Harper’s, and Jacobin Mag; the radio host of Behind the News; author of Wall Street: How it Works and for Whom; and most recently of My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency. We spoke about his research on the “sharing economy”, as well as the history of capitalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and possible solutions to the growing precariousness of labor.
Intermission music by Valet.
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