Capitalism Hits Home: Inflation & Manufactured Poverty


[S6 E04] New

In this week’s episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad continues her discussion of the personal effects of inflation. In a country that bombards all of us, even our youngest children, with images of wealth and prosperity as a symbol of worthiness, it is humiliating to struggle to make ends meet. Our culture blames the individual for being stuck in a cycle of poverty, yet...READ MORE

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Capitalism Hits Home: What Are The Personal Costs of Inflation?


[S6 E03] New

In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad is joined by Prof. Richard Wolff, host of Economic Update to discuss inflation and the collateral damage it has caused Americans. In the first part, Prof. Wolff explains what inflation is and the real reasons behind the rising prices. Dr. Fraad then explains what inflation means to the majority of people. She explores...READ MORE

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Dr. Harriet Fraad on The Barricade

Fraad_on_The_Barricade_2023.01.pngDr. Harriet Fraad joins Maria Cernat on The Barricade to discuss the economic dimensions of human trafficking.

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Capitalism Hits Home: How Disconnection Harms Us


[S5 E21] New

In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad speaks on the value of connection for our emotional, political, psychological and social lives as human beings. We’re seeing more and more disconnection as the pandemic draws on, remote work increases, and our state fails to take care of our needs. Connection is...READ MORE

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Dr. Fraad on The Dark Room: Capitalism and Loneliness

HF_The_Dark_Room.pngDr. Fraad joins Paul Salvatori from The Dark Room podcast to talk about the much under-discussed connection between capitalism and loneliness. 

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