Recovery Is A Lie: Trailer Edition. Nothing says “recovery” better than living in a trailer to cut costs. On a flip side, we now have “tiny houses”. “Tiny houses”: when a regular trailer is just too trashy for your hipster tastes…



Nothing says “recovery” better than living in a trailer to cut costs. On a flip side, we now have “tiny houses”. “Tiny houses”: when a regular trailer is just too trashy for your hipster tastes.

This clip is a compilation of two segments: one from Global Capitalism, and one from Economic Update. Both programs hosted by Richard Wolff. You can find full episodes here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE_qe…
http://www.democracyatwork.info/eu_re…

Sources:
1) http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/30/inves…
2) https://www.huffingtonpost.com/heath-…
3) https://www.cbsnews.com/news/recreati…
4) http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/…

 

Richard David Wolff is an American Marxian economist, well known for his work on Marxian economics, economic methodology, and class analysis. He is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Wolff has also taught economics at Yale University, City University of New York, University of Utah, University of Paris I (Sorbonne), and The Brecht Forum in New York City.

In 1988 he co-founded the journal Rethinking Marxism. In 2010, Wolff published Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It, also released as a DVD. He released three new books in 2012: Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism, with David Barsamian (San Francisco: City Lights Books), Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian, with Stephen Resnick (Cambridge, MA, and London: MIT University Press), and Democracy at Work (Chicago: Haymarket Books).

I did a silly thing with the sound and I feel silly.

PS: A small house that is not a trailer is a good thing, actually. As long as the house has a proper foundation and cannot be, you know, STOLEN from you with a help of a truck – I’m cool. Knock yourself out.

 

h/t glenskin90