Is Full Employment Possible in Capitalism?

22 Aug 2012

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"Just to get to the point in which public policy is genuinely focused on providing a maximum amount of job opportunities and well-being for people would be a major achievement," says Robert Pollin, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, as he talks about how to achieve full employment under capitalism.

Watch this clip for a quick breakdown of the differences between economic theories Marxism, Keynesianism and neoliberalism.

Editors's Note: You might also be interested in other segments from this multi-part interview with Pollin: "Is Full Employment Possible in the Era of Globalization?" and "Full Employment and the Swedish Model".

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