Leigh Philips, Jacobin’s science writer, joins us to discuss the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause and the global vaccine rollout. We also look at Janet Yellen’s proposed global tax and the predatory investors buying up land during the housing crisis.
Leigh is the author of Austerity Ecology and People’s Republic of Walmart as well as a forthcoming Jacobin article on state failure and the global COVID rollout. Read his article here: https://jacobinmag.com/2021/04/neoliberal-state-failure-covid-19-vaccine-distribution
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00:00 The news sucks 6:23 The Next Housing Bubble 32:56 A Global Tax On Corporations 47:53 Leigh Phillips on the Global Vaccination Rollout 1:29:07 Superchats: People Over Profits & Local Politics
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