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Thomas Ferguson-The Real Context of the GE Appointment / Robert Weil-U.S.-Chinese Relations

Thomas Ferguson - The Real Context of the GE Appointment / Robert Weil - U.S.-Chinese Relations

Hour 1 - 3

Guests: Thomas Ferguson
Freedoms Phoenix Newsletter: Morning Dispatch - Afternoon Dispatch 
Thomas Ferguson - The Real Context of the GE Appointment.
He is professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston
and a senior fellow of the Roosevelt Institute. 
One year ago, the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United casethat corporate entities can spend unlimited money in elections, arguingthat they have the same basic First Amendment rights as human beings.
President Obama is in Schenectady today, appointing by executive order General Electric (GE) CEO Jeffrey Immelt as chair of a new "President's Council on Jobs and
Competetiveness." He is in effect replacing economic adviser Paul Volcker.

Previous Interview with Thomas by Ernest Hancock
Afternoon July 16th 2010

Hour 2

Guests: Robert Weil
Robert Weil - U.S.-Chinese Relations

A former Senior Fellow at the Oakland Institute, is a labor organizer and university lecturer in the Santa Cruz, California, area. Robert's work at the Oakland Institute focuses on the rapid social and economic changes in China and its relations to the rest of the world, as well as on other global issues and social movements.

Author of : "Red Cat, White Cat: China and the Contradictions of 'Market Socialism"

What Difference Does a Revolution Make? A Preliminary Contrast of India and China

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